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Reynolds Nomination #304398

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 27, 1985
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(Studio) Controversy besetting President Reagan's nomination of William Bradford Reynolds for Justice Department promotion reviewed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Senator Judiciary Committee's rejection of Reynolds' nomination examined. Senators Arlen Specter, Charles Mathias and Howell Heflin said casting deciding votes; details given. [HEFLIN - explains his opposition to Reynolds.] Reagan's reaction quoted on screen. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - praises Reynolds.] Reagan's reaction quoted on screen. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) executive director Benjamin HOOKS - praises Senate committee 's decision.] Reynolds' response outlined.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

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