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Carswell / Recommittal / Issues #209545

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 06, 1970
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(Studio) G. Harrold Carswell recommittal defeated.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) 52-44 vote ends recommittal attempt; [Senator Edward GURNEY - says issue conservatism versus liberalism.] [Senator Edward BROOKE says Carswell self issue.] [Senator Roman HRUSKA - says regional balance issue.] [Senator Joseph TYDINGS - says Carswell's qualifications issue.] Opposition needs 5 more votes to defeat nomination Wednesday
REPORTER: Roger Mudd Artist: Howard Brodie

(DC) Nixon pleased; used quiet persuasion to change anti-Carswell votes; Justice Department, Attorney General John Mitchell blamed for sloppy staff work on Clement Haynsworth and Carswell noms. [MITCHELL - surprised at so many votes for recommittal; expects win Wednesday]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan;
Reasoner, Harry

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