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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 03, 1977
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(Studio) Attorney General-designate Griffin Bell meets in Washington, DC today with present Attorney General Edward Levi.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) After meeting with Levi, Bell has news conf.; is asked if FBI Director Clarence Kelley is 1 of candidates for post he holds. [BELL - says he has no candidates yet. Says in study of bureau, he's neither impressed nor depressed. Refuses comment on prosecution of FBI and CIA officials who allegedly abused authority. Comments on busing for school integration.] Bell indicates he's considering Detroit Federal Judge Wade McCree for post of solicitor general If chosen McCree would be 2nd black to hold post, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall being 1st. Bell also meets with Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger and House Judiciary Committee chairperson Peter Rodino.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley

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