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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement of nomination of Anthony Kennedy to Supreme Court said expected soon. Report introduced.
(DC: John Martin) Issue of blame of Attorney General Edwin Meese for failure of two Supreme Court noms. reported [MEESE - says he is glad to take credit for nomination of Robert Bork.] Blame for failure of nomination of Doug. Ginsburg said shared at White House; cartoons of Meese shown. Meese's connections with Colonel Oliver North, Wedtech Corporation investigation and Ginsburg's nomination mentioned. ["Washington Post" David BRODER - says Meese gave bad advice.] [President REAGAN - backs Meese.] Meese shown being applauded at meeting of anti-pornography crusaders. [MEESE - refuses to voice support for Kennedy.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Nom. of Kennedy tomorrow if FBI checks completed reported
- Jennings, Peter;
- Martin, John
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