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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 08, 1981
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(Studio) Senator Judiciary Committee chairperson Senator Strom Thurmond's optimistic assessment of Judge Sandra Day O'Connor's confirmation hearing quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Opposition to O'Connor by conservatives due to her alleged position on various issues examined. [Richard VIGUERIE - expresses disappointment in President Reagan.] [Phyllis SCHLAFLY - warns Reagan about "ending up like Jimmy Carter."] Speaker Tip O'Neill's praise of Reagan's selection of O'Connor quoted. [REAGAN - expects easy Senator confirmation.] Senator Strom Thurmond noted indicating his support of O'Connor.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) American Bar Association reported not consulted on O'Connor's nomination.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

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