NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 03, 1969
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(Studio) Judge Clement Haynsworth maintains he never considered withdrawing name for Supreme Court post, Sen, divided.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Senator James Eastland calls news conference and displays Judge's financial records. [Senator Roman HRUSKA - says news media full of rumors of Judge's withdrawal. All have denied report Sure he'll be asset and credit to court] [Senator Birch BAYH - says clear from what has been seen I'll actively seek to prevent his appt, to court] Senator Clifford Case against Judge. Senator, Hugh Scott's mind not made up. [Send George AIKEN - says I'd be reluctant to take job if 30-40 votes were against me.] White House, says 40 opposing votes acceptable if he gets job.
REPORTER: John Chancellor