ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 16, 1970
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(Studio) Former Justice Abe Fortas supports Justice William Douglas as "genius in law"; Representative Gerald Ford says vote today would impeach Douglas.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) 100 Representatives issue anti-Douglas resolution seeking special investigation; House Judiciary Committee recs. straight impeachment resolution, may allow liberal Chairperson Emanuel Celler to block impeachment; question of who will investigate. [Representative Andrew JACOBS - says Judiciary Committee should decide on impeachment.] [Representative Louis WYMAN - asserts Jacobs resolution appeal to Celler.] [Representative Emanuel CELLER - calls Wyman prejudiced, close-minded.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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