NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 17, 1969
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(Studio) Judge Clement Haynsworth answers questions on his nomination to Supreme Court Says he supports decision against segregated schools.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Senator Judiciary Committee questions him. Senator Birch Bayh points out his old firm representative 28 textile companies and companies made up of 3/4 of vending machine co.'s clients, ptly. owned by judge. Bayh says Haynsworth honest but Abe Fortas driven out by business assns. Haynsworth says more concerned about US and Court than my reputation. Sen, Sam Ervin says late Attorney General Robert Kennedy cleared Judge of impropriety charges. Senator Edward Kennedy says Judge only cleared of criminal charges.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Allan Grow