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Person of The Week (Packwood) #102967

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Willie Shoemaker's Kentucky Derby win on Ferdinand reviewed; scenes shown. Senator Robert Packwood, leader in tax reform movement, profiled. [PACKWOOD - discusses Senator Fin. Committee's tax reform bill, his new attitude.] [MAN - supports bill.] Role of Georgie Packwood in husband's career noted. [Gloria STEINEM - praises Packwood's support for women's rights.] [PACKWOOD - notes father's teachings on civil liberties.] [Pol. analyst Gerry FRANK - lists Packwood's political strengths.] [Econ. Martin FELDSTEIN - questions if committee 's tax reform package will succeed.] [PACKWOOD - acknowledges considering running for President in past; comments on his reelec. campaign] Writer Michael Kinsley quoted.

Jennings, Peter

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