NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 01, 1971
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(Studio) American Bar Association screening committee to consider Supreme Court nominees.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Representative Richard H. Poff avoids photographers and reporters; appears on video tape reports to Virginia constituents; serves 10 terms on Judiciary Committee [Representative Edward HUTCHINSON - says he'd make excellent justice; praises him; he's no racist.] [Representative Andrew JACOBS, Junior - says Poff performed in open, fair way.] Jacobs sends endorsement to ABA, signed by 22. He's voted twice for civil rights measures since name came up.
REPORTER: Carl Stern
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