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Highway Bill Veto Override #315330

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 02, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced New Mexico Governor Garrey Carruthers mentioned, shown in preview.

(DC: Phil Jones) Pol. importance to President Reagan of sustaining his veto of highway bill noted illustrated by his personal lobbying of Republican Senators on Capitol Hill today; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of Senator Robert DOLE - cites odds against President's chances.] [Senator Robert BYRD - jokes about Nancy Reagan.] President's alleged remarks to Senator Republicans quoted on screen. [DOLE - doesn't believe President swayed opposing Senators] His later meeting with NCAA women's basketball champions mentioned. [REAGAN - jokes.] [DOLE - comments on President's efforts.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - praises Reagan's handling of conflict; refers to "Irangate."]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) White House reaction to Senator override vote and political implications for Reagan considered.

Jones, Phil;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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