CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 21, 1971
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(Studio) American Bar Association finds 2 of President Nixon's Supreme Court candidates unqualified; Nixon to announce choices at 7:30 p.m. EST.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Attorney General John North Mitchell rptdly. shocked and livid at ABA's rejection of Judge Mildred L. Lillie and attorney Herschel H. Friday. Some feel Nixon will push for their appointed anyway. Lillie got lower mark than Friday. Possible candidates include Pennsylvania Judge Arlin M. Adams, Maine Judge Edward Gianoux and Senator Robert C. Byrd. Senator Hugh Scott hopes criticism holds off until nominees known.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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