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Bork Confirmation Hearings #317797

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 29, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Growing possibility Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork will not be confirmed examined; details given, scenes shown. [Senator Bill BRADLEY - announces his opposition to Bork.] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - cites latest Senator tally on cand.'s chances.] [Senator Robert DOLE - thinks President Reagan will begin lobbying personally for Bork.] Role of South Democrat Senators such as Wyche Fowler and Richard Shelby noted. [Senator David PRYOR - believes Bork is litmus test with minorities.] [Alabama Democrat Conf. spokesperson Joe REID, Mayor Andrew YOUNG - comment.] [PRYOR - thinks White House made mistake in presuming South Senators would automatically support Bork.]

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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