NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 12, 1969
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(Studio) Chief Justice Warren Burger tells American Bar Association he's quitting as head American Bar Association law project and all other activities, include lectures at law school seminars. Urges contact between judges and students and attys. Also stressed crash program for mgrs. to administration courts
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Dallas, Texas) Assistant Attorney General Will Wilson campaigns for administration proposal to deny bail to dangerous suspects. Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark debates Wilson. [CLARK - stresses worth of man until proven guilty.] [WILSON - says need surrender of freedom to submit to rules of government] [CLARK - says other solutions exist.] [WILSON - says got to release sex offender for 60 days according to Clark. Shouldn't be released if there's probability he'll be convicted.] [CLARK - says stand up to principles or change them.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern