ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 15, 1972
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(Studio) John Mitchell to resign as Attorney General to manage President Nixon's re-election campaign.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(White House) [Attorney General designate, Richard KLEINDIENST - sad to see Mitchell leave post. Flattered and humbled at his nomination.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(Capitol Hill) New Attorney General, a hard law-and-order man, pleases conservatives, distresses liberals. [Senator Birch BAYH - concerned about stands Kleindienst has taken on issues of press freedom, wiretapping, etc.] [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - says Kleindienst is one of the most competent lawyers in the country and will make a fine Attorney General]
REPORTER: Bob Clark
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