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Supreme Court Nom. #208229

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 1970
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(Studio) Senator Judiciary Committee approves nomination of Judge G. Harrold Carswell for Supreme Court over liberal objections.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Despite long hearing no vote changed, Chairperson James O. Eastland predicts confirmation by full Senator [Senator EASTLAND - says thinks he is outstanding judge.] [Senator Robert GRIFFIN - believes case against Carswell nit-picking; he's middle of road South judge,] [Sen Joseph D. TYDINGS - says he could not vote for Carswell.] anti-ballistic missile situation may help judge.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) Civil rights forces lead fight against Carswell, NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) says approval is kick in the teeth.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Schoumacher, David

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