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Supreme Court / 2 Possible Nominees #12869

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 14, 1971
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(Studio) White House representative says more than 6 considered for Supreme Court vacancies. Nixon favorites California Judge Mildred L. Lillie and Arkansas attorney, Herschel H. Friday.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Los Angeles, California) 1969 film shows Judge Lillie giving oath to Los Angeles, California, Mayor; judge for Court of Appeals 13 years [Attorney Richard ROGAN - praises Lillie's virtues; points out her legal qualifications; says she is good trial judge.] Others say she's tough, fair minded judge, who uses colorful language when needed. She's political and economy moderate.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

(Studio) Friday has repd. Little Rock, Arkansas, school board since 1958.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Little Rock, Arkansas) Friday's home shown. [President Arkansas NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Jerry JEWELL - shocked at Friday's possible nomination.] Friday argued school board's case against integration to Supreme Court [State Senator Ben ALLEN - says Friday non-pol.; shouldn't be disqualified.] Friday's law experience unchallenged. Blacks don't blame him for court battles.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Report on Senator approval for 2.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) 2 could probably be confirmed. Friday would be most controversial; termed racial moderate. Earl Warren apptd. Lillie.
REPORTER: Bill Lawrence

Reporter(s):
Farmer, Don;
Lawrence, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick
Duration:
00:04:50

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