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Bork Confirmation Hearings #111557

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 29, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Brit Hume) Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork's continued confirmation hearings featured; details given, scenes shown. [Former Attorney General Elliot RICHARDSON - defs. Bork's firing of special prosecutor Archibald Cox during Watergate investigation.] [Former Watergate prosecutor Henry RUTH - considered Bork irrelevant to investigation's continuation.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - cites extent of mail on issue.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - complains about newspaper ad against Bork placed by People for the American Way.] [Org. spokesperson Arthur KROPP - responds.] Senator Bill Bradley mentioned now opposed to Bork's confirmation. [Senator Alan CRANSTON -cites new indications of Bork's loss of support in Senate]

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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