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Supreme Court / Ginsburg Nom. #106192

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 30, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Brit Hume) Upcoming Senator debate on President Reagan's new nominee to Supreme Court, Doug. Ginsburg, reported Ginsburg's courtesy calls on Senator with White House chief of staff Howard Baker shown. His mtgs. with Senators Howell Heflin, Arlen Specter and Joseph Biden noted. [GINSBURG - discusses media attention.] [BAKER - says Ginsburg was unanimous choice.] Conservatives' disliking of Baker's handling of Robert Bork nomination and their current campaign strategy described. [American Conservative Union spokesperson Dan. CASEY - says group is prepared for this fight.] Groups opposing Bork noted studying Ginsburg's record. Call by Senators Heflin, Specter, Dennis DeConcini and Robert Byrd for Senators to keep open mind on Ginsburg reported [BYRD - says probably vote yes.] American Bar Association assessment of Ginsburg mentioned.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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