CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 18, 1969
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(Studio) Sen Judiciary Committee hears witnesses for and against Judge Clement Haynsworth, who was absent.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [ABA spokesperson Lawrence WALSH - says integrity reputation of highest. Interviewed judges and attys. All had high praise for him.] Sen, Edward Kennedy asks if Haynsworth could move with stream of recent Court decisions, American Bar Association spokesperson says he wouldn't go against stream, but would move deliberately. AFL-CIO President George Meany calls him anti-labor, anti-Civil Rights, and unethical. [MEANY - says American Bar Association biased before came here. He didn't disclose his conflict of interest to litigants. Know comparison to Fortas case.]
REPORTER: David Dick
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