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Fortas Issue / Cong. Action #5194

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 14, 1969
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(Studio) Fortas gotten 1,000 letters and telegrams; 80% urge him not to quit. Call for Congress action conts.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Fortas being tried by rumor, gossip, and innuendo. Representative Clark MacGregor proposes investigation by House Judiciary Committee, [MacGREGOR - says issue being solved by rumor. Committee could establish facts.] Committee Chairperson Emanuel Celler to decide. Senator Harry Byrd 1st Democrat to ask Fortas to resign. Rptd. other justices told him to sit tight.

Clark, Bob;
Reynolds, Frank

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