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Clinton / Surgeon General Nominee / Politics #158686

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) President Clinton's defense of Dr. Henry Foster, his nominee for Surgeon General, featured. [CLINTON - comments.] [On "Nightline", FOSTER - talks about his involvement with abortion at Meharry Medical College.] [With visiting German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, CLINTON - talks about the abortion issue and Foster.]

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The political debate over the Foster nomination examined. [Republican Senators Orrin HATCH, Fred THOMPSON, Daniel COATS, Richard LUGAR, Phil GRAMM - question Foster's contradictory statements and the administration's coverup.] [Democratic Senator Frank LAUTENBERG - calls it a witch hunt.] [Senator Barbara MIKULSKI - blames the White House.]

Cochran, John;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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