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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports introduced.
(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The politics behind the death in the Senate of the nomination of Dr. Henry Foster for Surgeon General featured; details given of the role of '96 presidential hopefuls Senators Phil Gramm and Bob Dole in the defeat. [Senators GRAMM, Barbara BOXER, DOLE, Bob SMITH - offer views on Foster and abortion.] [FOSTER, President CLINTON - comment on the political process.]
(Washington: Jackie Judd) The process that led to Foster's defeat reviewed: the roles of the conservative groups the Family Research Council and the Christian Coalition and the missteps of both Foster and the White House itself and the abortion issue detailed. [Family Research Council Gary BAUER; in February, White House Chief of Staff Leon PANETTA, Senator Don NICKLES - comment.]
- Cochran, John;
- Jennings, Peter;
- Judd, Jackie
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