CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 08, 1994
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(White House: Rita Braver) The question of bias against President Clinton on the part of newly appointed Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr examined; his statements about the Paula Jones lawsuit against Clinton and his Republican political connections noted. [STARR - says he will be fair-minded.] Chief Justice William Rehnquist reported choosing fellow conservative David Sentelle to head the three-judge panel that selects independent counsels. Critic Floyd Brown and Congressional conservatives headed by Dan Burton mentioned. [Senator Howard METZENBAUM, former Watergate prosecutor Richard BEN- VENISTE, former Justice Department spokesperson Terry EASTLAND - express criticism of the appointment of Starr.]
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