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Marston Firing #254737

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 20, 1978
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(Studio) Carter administration firing of Philadelphia United States attorney David Marston noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Marston's meeting in Washington, DC with Attorney General Bell reported [MARSTON - is disappointed. Notes President Carter's news conference statement that Representative Joshua Eilberg's telephone call expedited removal decision. Won't say removal is to protect Representatives, but thinks call from Congman. expedited removal. Says Bell's explanation for decision was purely political] [Senator Richard SCHWEIKER - says President and Attorney General have crippled criminal justice system in Pennsylvania.] Bell's statement with regard to firing quoted.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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