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Senate / Packwood Resignation #162384

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 07, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) Resignation announcement from Senator Bob Packwood following the Senate Ethics Committee's decision yesterday to expel him because of his sexual misconduct while in office featured. [In the Senate, PACKWOOD - says it is the honorable thing to do.] [Earlier today, PACKWOOD - says he won't resign.] Passages from his diary that may have been tampered with and evidence of the sex charges quoted. [Senators Mitch McCONNELL, Richard BRYAN - talk about Packwood and his behavior.] [Last night, PACKWOOD - says he is accused only of kissing women.] The accusations of Anita Hill against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas recalled. [Senators Barbara MIKULSKI, Tom DASCHLE, Bob DOLE - comment further on Packwood.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Packwood's narrow reelection victory in Oregon recalled.

(Portland: Brian Rooney) The reaction of Oregonians to what happened to Packwood reviewed. [Governor John KITZHABER, former Packwood aide Jeanette SLEPIAN, Packwood accuser Gail BYLER - talk about Packwood.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian

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