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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 1973
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(Studio) President names new Attorney General; approves acting Attorney General's choice for new special Watergate prosecutor.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) [PRES. - noms. Sen William Saxbe as new Attorney General Explains Saxbe's qualifications for job.] [SAXBE - believes he can help solve crisis of leadership in American] Acting Attorney General Robt Bork appts. Houston attorney Leon Jaworski as new Watergate prosecutor. Jaworski's requirements for tenure outlined. [BORK - states President won't fire special prosecutor without consulting leaders of Judiciary Cmtes. in both hses.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Jaworski to begin new job Monday Holds press conference in Houston, Texas.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Houston, Texas) [JAWORSKI - believes independence as special prosecutor necessary.] Jaworski's background reviewed. [Jaworski's law partner Kraft EIDMAN - believes Jaworski to handle new challenge fairly and courageously. Believes Jaworski can withstand any pressure from White House] past political career outlined. [JAWORSKI - believes Americans deserve answers with regard to Watergate affair.]
REPORTER: Bill Wordham (KTRK-TV Houston, Texas)

Reporter(s):
Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:05:40

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