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Haynsworth / Senate Debate #201175

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 17, 1969
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(Studio) Senator Robert Griffin predicts defeat of Judge Clement Haynsworth. CBS count sees 39-39, with 6 leaning against and 16 undecided.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senators Edward Brooke and Lee Metcalf only 2 who speak against Judge. Metcalf says Judge behind times on Civil Rights and Labor Law. Pro-spkrs. were Senators Robert Byrd, William Spong, Howard Baker, Edward Gurney, Clifford Hansen, and Roman Hruska. Senator Winston Prouty for Judge because opposition more emotional than reason. Byrd calls it uphill fight, and Senator Birch Bayh calls it toss-up. Unknowns include: Senators John Sherman Cooper, J. William Fulbright, John Williams, and Hugh Scott.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr Artist: Howard Brodie

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel
Duration:
00:01:50

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