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Justice Department / Appointments #320721

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 16, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Attorney General Edwin Meese's efforts to make Justice Department appts. noted. Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Announcement by attorney John Shepherd that he may withdraw name from consideration of Justice Department post reported [Last week, SHEPHERD - says he's honored to be asked.] Issue of allegation by former empl. of Shepherd's law firm that he had affair with her noted; details given. Shepherd's mbrship. in private clubs detailed; Shepherd's statement to "Washington Post" quoted. Recent resignations of top Justice Department officials Arnold Burns, William Weld and Stephen Trott recalled. Role of Meese aide William Bradford Reynolds mentioned.

Braver, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob

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