ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 02, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Sam Donaldson) President Reagan's campaign for nomination of Doug. Ginsburg to Supreme Court reported Ginsburg's investment in cable television company, Rogers Communications, Incorporated, while he led Justice Department effort to deregulate cable TV industry reported; details given, scenes shown. [Georgetown Univ. Law School Abbe LOWELL - says issue of Ginsburg's ethical sensitivity has been raised.] [Senators Patrick LEAHY, Orrin HATCH - discuss whether issue is a problem or not.] Revelation that Ginsburg's wife, Dr. Hallee Morgan, performed abortions prior to their marriage reported White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater's statement about Morgan cited. [REAGAN - says he's satisfied with appointed] Role of FBI director William Sessions during questioning of Reagan noted. [REAGAN - says Ginsburg would deal with law and order issue if appointed to Supreme Court] Both sides noted ready for fight for Ginsburg's confirmation.
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