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Supreme Court / Powell #13666

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 08, 1971
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(Studio) Supreme Court nominee, Lewis F. Powell, Junior, appears before Senate Judiciary Committee
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Powell is Virginia attorney,ex-President of American Bar Association and millionaire; promises to sell some of stocks and disqualify self from case involving financial interest; expresses conviction for equal treatment of our black brothers; tells Senator Birch Bayh he might disqualify self from one wiretapping case before Supreme Court. Senate liberals say Powell and William H. Rehnquist probably will get appointments. [BAYH - says likelihood both will be confirmed.] Chairperson James O. Eastland predicts conservative swing on court
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Freda Reiter

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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