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Haynsworth / Senate Committee / Controversy #7215

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 23, 1969
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(Studio) Judge Clement Haynsworth explains his purchase of another stock involved in case.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Asked to explain purchase of 1000 shares of Brunswick Corporation stock before announcing decision in case with regard to Brunswick. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Harrison Winter says he would have avoided stock purchase, but denies impropriety on Haynsworth's point He endorses him. [Senator Birch BAYH - says clouds of doubt should be removed. Possibility of nonconfirmation.] He told committee Brunswick case didn't enter his mind when he brought case. No real conflict of interest. Appears he'll be approved.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Donaldson, Sam;
Geer, Stephen

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