CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Phil Jones) Supreme Court reported deciding whether or not political patronage practices violate Constitution; historical information regarding patronage reviewed. Former Chicago mayor Richard Daley mentioned. Cases of Illinois employees Cynthia Rutan and James Moore outlined; details given; scenes shown. [RUTAN, MOORE, attorney Mary Lee LEAHY - comment on situation.] Justice Byron White quoted regarding discrimination against these people. [Attorney Thomas SULLIVAN - defends system.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)
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