NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1975
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(Studio) In 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt considered William O. Douglas for Vice President but picked Harry S. Truman. Comment on Douglas.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Rptd. Douglas stayed on so long because he didn't want Nixon or Ford to pick his successor. Study on Douglas showed that with regard to tax cases, he at 1st voted for government against citizen; in later years., voted for citizen. Little evidence court's rulings changed because Nixon apptd. 4 conservatives. Chances are court will stay same.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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