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Senate Majority Leader #319116

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 29, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Senator George Mitchell reported chosen as. Senate majority leader Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Mitchell's life and career outlined. [MITCHELL - comments on honor.] Vote tally for Senators Mitchell, Dan. Inouye and J. Bennett Johnston illustration Mitchell's role during Iran/Contra hearings recalled. [On August 12, 1987, MITCHELL - comments on Iran/Contra scandal and President Reagan's responsibility for it.] [MITCHELL - phones President-elect George Bush.] [Later, MITCHELL - outlines Democrat agenda.] Mitchell's powers described; Representative Jim Wright mentioned sharing leadership of Democratic party

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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