ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 18, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Swearing in of new Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy reported; scenes shown; Justice Lewis Powell mentioned.
(DC: Tim O'Brien) Support for Kennedy reported [In November 1987, Senator Orrin HATCH - says Kennedy appears to be good judge.] [In December 1987, Harvard Law School's Laurence TRIBE - praises Kennedy.] Crucial issue facing Supreme Court of affirmative action and abortion noted. Possibility Kennedy may have to disqualify himself from impending case involving whether all-male clubs can exclude women because of his mbrship. in all- male Olympic Club reported Case with regard to constitutionality of appointed of special prosecutors detailed.
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