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Federal Judges / Race Issue #193347

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 16, 2000
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced. {Note: local weather bulletin on screen.}

(White House: Josh Gerstein) Efforts by President Clinton to integrate the all-white fourth circuit federal court of appeals examined; details given of Clinton's problems in getting a black judge appointed. [Federal appeals court nominee Judge James WYNN - says he will not get a hearing soon.] Senator Jesse Helms' blockage of Wynn's nomination noted. [CLINTON - says Helms has stopped his attempts to integrate the court.] [Congressional Black Caucus Representative James CLYBURN - says Helms is keeping the court all-white.] [Senator Jeff SESSIONS - says Clinton is playing the race card.]

Reporter(s):
Gerstein, Josh;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:02:50

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