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Haynsworth / President/ Bayh / Scott / Agnew #2626

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 1969
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(Studio) Senate to vote on Judge Clement Haynsworth in 2 weeks White House begins exerting pressure.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) President reaffirms support for Judge. Says won't permit name to be recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) President charges Judge Haynsworth's foes with "character assassination."
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [Senator Birch BAYH - says administration using any tactics to get man on Supreme Court.] [Senator Hugh SCOTT - says all of us get irritated at youth at times. Better to light candle than curse the darkness.] Scott deleted line from speech to help stop name-calling, as Vice President Spiro Agnew called antiwar supporters "impudent snobs."

Clark, Bob;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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