Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(DC: Terence Smith) President Reagan's attack on opposition to nomination of Robert Bork as Supreme Court justice, in radio address, reported [Voice of REAGAN - castigates critics of Bork; urges support.] [White House chief of staff Howard BAKER - notes we don't have elected Supreme Court] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - notes Reagan is politicizing Senator confirmation vote.] White House tactics and possibility of withdrawal of nomination outlined.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Alternative choices to Bork noted include judges Patrick Higginbotham (from Dallas) and William Wilkins (from SC).
(DC: Deborah Potter) Pressure on members of Senator Judiciary Committee, such as Senator Dennis DeConcini, to decide with regard to Bork confirmation cited. [Senator Howell HEFLIN - notes committee must decide.] Committee's possible vote mentioned. [People for the American Way spokesperson Art KROPP - notes negative vote would be devastating.] Anti-Bork television ad shown, quoted; opponents' reasons cited. [Senators David PRYOR, Terry SANFORD - question Bork's qualifications.]
- Potter, Deborah;
- Schieffer, Bob;
- Smith, Terence
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.