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Supreme Court / Bork Nomination #111580

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 03, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report prepared for Senator Judiciary Committee chairperson Joseph Biden said critical of White House nomination of Robert Bork for Supreme Court; details given.

(DC: Barry Serafin) Emotionalism of Bork nomination battle examined; scenes shown. Anti-Bork demonstration greeting Senator Robert Dole's campaign stop at county fair cited as example Extent of organized campaign for and against Bork described. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) executive director Ira GLASSER - believes Bork would have opposed Bill of Rights had he been alive then.] [Senator Dennis DeCONCINI - cites constituents' letter-writing campaign]

Reporter(s):
Serafin, Barry;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:02:50

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