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Supreme Court / Next Nom. #106808

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 09, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) White House choice for candidate to succeed Doug. Ginsburg as nominee to Supreme Court said likely to be Anthony Kennedy. [On "Good Morning American", Senators Orrin HATCH, James McCLURE, Jesse HELMS - discuss Kennedy as cand.] Withdrawal of Ginsburg as President Reagan's choice on Saturday recalled. [REAGAN - says Ginsburg chose to leave.] Advice to President from Educ. Secretary William Bennett that Ginsburg withdraw recalled. [REAGAN - denies that he supported Bennett's call to Ginsburg; says Ginsburg voluntarily withdrew.] Mtg. at White House of Attorney General Edwin Meese and other president aides to confer on new nominee reported Kennedy profiled. [October 30, KENNEDY - says press knows everything and he finds out from them.] Disarray in last few wks. in filling Supreme Court seat reiterated.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) Question of who is to blame for failed noms. of Robert Bork and Ginsburg reported Meese and White House chief of staff Howard Baker said targeted for blame. [HATCH - attacks those who failed to back President] [Ex-White House spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - says Baker may be going too far in letting Reagan be Reagan.] Some conservatives noted blaming Meese. [On Post-Newsweek stations, columnist James KILPATRICK - calls for Meese's resignation.] [MEESE - says White House and Justice Department staff worked on selecting nominees.] ["Washington Post" Lou CANNON - questions Meese's pol. judgement.] Call for more measured view of conflict mentioned. [Representative Dick CHENEY - says peaks and valleys are part of the process.] Extent of Reagan's role in process noted.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John
Duration:
00:05:10

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