ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 06, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Confirmation hearings for Justice-designate Antonin Scalia said resuming.
(DC: Brit Hume) Latest controversy in confirmation of Chief Justice- designate William Rehnquist stemming from apparent leak about documents written by him during Nixon administration reported [Senator Judiciary Committee chairperson Strom THURMOND - claims agreement with White House has been breached.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - dismisses significance of documents' contents.] Rehnquist's role as cnsl. to Army during Capitol Hill hearings on military's illegal surveillance of anti-war protesters and later support of Army in case before Supreme Court recalled.
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