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Supreme Court / Nom. #450064

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 03, 1970
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(Studio) Hearings on Judge G. Harrold Carswell's nomination to Supreme Court ends. Washington civil rights lawyer Joseph L. Rauh, Junior says Carswell is another Haynsworth.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Opponents say Carswell's court record proves he is segregationist at heart. [Clarence MITCHELL - says pole. effect of confirmation would mean every Senator voting for confirmation should be asked to explain to constituents, when he runs for re-election, how he could vote to put white supremacist on Supreme Court] Senator Birch Bayh insists committee set date to consider bottled up electorial reform bill; Strom Thurmond objected. [Chairperson James EASTLAND - says sure conflict will be resolved.]
REPORTER: Paul Duke

(Studio) With Earl Warren retired and replaced by chief justice Warren Burger; and Abe Fortas resigned and likely to be replaced by Judge Carswell, will be 2 conservative members appointed by Nixon; enough to change general direction of court
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Duke, Paul
Duration:
00:02:50

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