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Supreme Court / Political Patronage #129261

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 21, 1990
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(San Francisco: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Tim O'Brien) Supreme Court decision that one's political affiliation may not play any part in government jobs because it violates first amendment featured; example of political patronage and the spoils system in the political landscape of Illinois cited. [Governor James THOMPSON - comments.] Majority opinion of Justice William Brennan and minority opinion of Justice Antonin Scalia outlined on screen. (Artist: Carole Kabrin)

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim
Duration:
00:01:40

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