NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 1969
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(Studio) Senator votes against Judge Clement Haynsworth 55-45. President Nixon regrets it; to appointed another conservative. Judge may resign from Fed. bench. Only 1 South Democrat voted "no": Albert Gore. 17 Republicans voted "no"; incld. Hugh Scott and Robert Griffin. Most Senators who waited to vote voted "no."
REPORTER: David Brinkley Artist: Leo Hershfield
(DC) Admin. hoped for tie Vice President could break. Didn't expect size of defeat. Attorney General John Mitchell says rejection reflected some Senators' failure to recognize President Const. prerogatives. Next appointed speculated on.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
(Greenville, SC) Haynsworth posed for photos before vote. [Haynsworth AIDE - says Judge heard from radio. He talked with President] In statement, Judge unsure whether or not he should resign from 4th Circuit Court
REPORTER: Lem Tucker