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Clinton and Congress / Crime Bill / Surgeon General Nomination #158643

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 07, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Problems for President Clinton with the Republican-controlled Congress noted.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The Republican effort to make changes in Clinton's crime bill examined; the Republican changes outlined on screen. [Representatives Henry HYDE, Newt GINGRICH, Charles SCHUMER - offer views on crime issues.] Problems for Clinton's nominee for Surgeon General, Henry Foster, over his performance of abortions, detailed. [Senator Don NICKLES - raises the issue of Foster's credibility.] [Senator Nancy Landon KASSEBAUM - questions the White House's handling of the nomination.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) The background to the question as to how many abortions Foster has performed examined; some documents on the numbers quoted. [CLINTON, White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - comment on Foster and abortion.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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