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Mitchell / Wiretaps / Desegregation #204528

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 14, 1969
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(Studio) Attorney General John Mitchell holds news conference
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Mitchell says wiretaps reduced in For. Embassies and used more for anti-crime tool. [MITCHELL - says used wiretaps in fighting crime and reduced it in foreign field of national security.] Denies rift with Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary, Robert Finch. [MITCHELL - says schools to be forced to comply district by district.] Won't withdraw voting rights plan. To name replacement for Abe Fortas by fall. Says system for Justice Department attys. to keep track of all hrs. worked brilliantly.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Reasoner, Harry;
Schorr, Daniel

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