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Meese Confirmation / Farm Filibuster #541972

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 23, 1985
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(Studio) Compromise between farm state Senators and administration said reached, allowing confirmation of Attorney General-designate Edwin Meese.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Compromise process announced by Senators Robert Dole and Robert Byrd examined, discussed; final confirmation vote noted. [BYRD, Senator James EXON - claims filibuster was successful.] [DOLE - considers Meese the winner.] [MEESE - looks forward to job.] [DOLE - denies filibuster was challenge to his leadership.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - praises Dole.]
REPORTER: Don Porter Artist: Arthur Lien

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Porter, Don
Duration:
00:02:00

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