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Campaign `72 / Demo. Credentials Committee #224221

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 07, 1972
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(Studio) 8 of 9 Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, DC to act on Democrat conv. delegate cases involving 151 of 271 won by McGovern in California and 59 Chicago Mayor Daley-controlled Illinois delegates. Chief Justice Burger has been asked to call court into rare special session.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Supreme Court) Supreme Court will decide if federal courts should play a role in nomination process of a political party
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

(DC) [Justice William O. DOUGLAS - describes other occasions when Supreme Court has been called into special session.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Supreme Court) McGovern forces protest any court decision without a full hearing.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

(Studio) Federal appeals court action on California and Illinois cases has inspired other suits. Delegate challengers in Mississippi and Arkansas taken to court Senator George McGovern estimated within 7 votes 1st ballot victory.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry;
Strawser, Neil
Duration:
00:03:20

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