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Clinton / Baird Nomination / Attorney General #144044

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 22, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Withdrawal of the nomination of Zoe Baird for attorney general featured. [President CLINTON, Clinton communications director George STEPHANOPOULOS - comment on the Baird's background.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Representative Thomas Foley on the decision noted.

(At the Justice Department: Tim O'Brien) Possible choices to replace Baird as attorney general examined. [STEPHANOPOULOS, National Women's Political Caucus Harriett WOODS, NOW president Patricia IRELAND - comment on whether the next choice should be a woman.] Names raised of previously mentioned possibilities Patricia Wald, Amalya Kearse and Brooksley Born and former judge Shirley Hufstedler, black Yale professor Drew Days.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from the Aetna insurance company on the return of Baird to the firm and the immigration status of the Peruvian couple that worked for Baird reported.

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim
Duration:
00:04:20

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