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Confirmation Hearings / Rehnquist, Scalia #311887

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan and Justice Department reported backing down from refusal to give Senator Nixon-era documents written by Chief Justice-designate William Rehnquist; details given.

(DC: Fred Graham) Senate committee 's compromise with administration over documents discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - announces committee victory.] Rehnquist's letter to committee today on covenant clause in real estate deed outlined. Confirmation hearings for Justice-designate Antonin Scalia noted beginning. [BIDEN - encourages Scalia.] [SCALIA - denies entering court with agenda.] [Americans for Democrat Action spokesperson Ann LEWIS - questions Scalia's comprehension of minorities' problems.]

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

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