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Lefever Nomination #277812

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 02, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's continued support of Ernest Lefever's nomination as assistant secretary state for human rights reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Reagan's hospital visit with Press Secretary James Brady mentioned. [REAGAN - still wants Lefever (remarks transcribed on screen as he talks.) Lefever's meeting earlier today with chief of staff James Baker discussed.] [Senator Howard BAKER - believes confirmation may be difficult.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - considers the battle an ideological one.] [LEFEVER - declines comment Capitol Hill concern over President's wisdom in nomination considered.
REPORTER: Bill Plante.]

Reporter(s):
Plante.], Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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