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Clinton Nominee / Elders #148800

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 16, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The controversial nomination by President Clinton of Joycelyn Elders for the Surgeon General post featured; scenes shown of Clinton jogging. [White House communications director Mark GEARAN - says Clinton will support Elders.] Statements from the White House in response to questions about her personal finances noted. [Senator Don NICKLES - calls Elders' agenda extreme.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Rebecca Chase) Positions taken by Elders in her job as Arkansas health director on condoms, abortion and sex education examined. [ELDERS - talks about her policies on condoms and preventing unplanned births; says the federal government is unfair to poor women.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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