ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Sheilah Kast) Senator Judiciary Committee reported rejecting President Bush's nom. of William Lucas as head of Justice Department's civil rights division; scenes shown from Senator [Senator Howell HEFLIN - explains why he voted against Lucas.] [Senators Charles GRASSLEY, Strom THURMOND, Joseph BIDEN - talks about Lucas nomination] Previous Justice Department nominee Robert Fiske recalled withdrawing his name from consideration for number 2 post recently.
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