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Haynsworth / Senate Hearing #205513

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 1969
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(Studio) Senator begins confirmation hearing on Federal Appeals Judge Clement Haynsworth. Labor and Civil Rights groups opposed. Ethics and money questioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Denies conflict of interest concerning his interest in vending machine company that supplied textile companies involved in 1963 case before his court, [Senator Joseph TYDINGS - says conflict of interest most serious charge.] [Senator Philip HART - says Haynsworth's opinions have often been reversed.] Never before has a judicial candidate undergone full probe of ethics and money. Halos of Supreme Court, jeopardized.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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