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Justice Department / Meese Resignation / Successor #322544

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 06, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) [On "CBS This Morning", Attorney General Edwin MEESE - says he has been vindicated.] [Assistant Attorney General William Bradford REYNOLDS - lauds Meese.] Meese's mistakes in office listed; Iran/Contra scandal, Doug. Ginsburg, E. Robert Wallach and Robert Bork mentioned. [New York Univ. Stephen GILLERS - criticizes Meese.] [Senator Strom THURMOND - says Paul Laxalt should be Meese's successor.] Acting deputy Attorney General Harold Christensen, Energy Secretary Don. Hodel and Dean Burch listed as possible cands.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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