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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 14, 1971
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(Studio) President Nixon considers more than 6 persons for Supreme Court seats. 6 names sent to American Bar Association for screening.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) American Bar Association urges more names due to lack of stature of those given. Several may be dropped; others added. Bar committee to talk to many with regard to nominees, so there won't be mistakes like Judges Clement F. Haynsworth, Junior and G. Harrold Carswell. Front runners: California Judge Mildred L. Lillie and Arkansas attorney, Herschel H. Friday. Friday's nomination would lead to Senator fight. Civil Rights Coalition calls him segregationist. Civil rights attys. in Arkansas try to defeat his nomination.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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