NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 07, 1977
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(Studio) California Governor Jerry Brown has nominated Rose Elizabeth Bird to be state supreme court chief justice; controversy noted. Bird is former public defender and Stanford law school professor.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(No location given) Bird presently serves as head of California Age Agency. Republican objections to appointment noted. Bird says she doesn't believe sex is issue. [BIRD - describes what she believes is unique with regard to self and appointment.] Testimony to California Commission on Judicial Appts. noted. Bird's comments with regard to death penalty cited.
REPORTER: Rick Davis
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