CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 11, 1976
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(Studio) 44 federal judges file suit for cost of living pay raise.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Judges file suit in Court of Claims. Ex-Supreme Court Justice Arthur J. Goldberg filed suit. Federal judges received $40,000 in 1969; say their `75 pay equal to $27,510 in `69 dollars.
REPORTER: Fred Graham
(Houston, Texas) [US Judge John SINGLETON - says most judges would be satisfied with $60,000 year plus meaningful cost of living adjustment.]
(DC) Some judges feel suit undignified. Judges who'll decide case would benefit if plaintiffs benefit.
REPORTER: No reporter given (KHOU-TV) Fred Graham
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