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Sessions Nomination #310653

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Senator rejection of President Reagan's nominee for fed. judgeship, Jefferson Sessions, reported

(DC: Bob Schieffer) Role of pols., Sessions' civil rights record and black fears in his defeat examined; scenes shown. [Senator Strom THURMOND - announces vote.] [SESSIONS - accepts outcome.] campaign. by People for the American Way organization against Sessions described. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - feels Sessions was too flippant about racial matters.] [Judicial Selection Project spokesperson Nancy BROFF - cites need for Reagan administration to better select its nominees.] Reaction of Attorney General Edwin Meese quoted; implications for nominee to the bench Dan. Manion cited.

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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