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Special Segment (The Meese Factor) #548738

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 10, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Carl Stern) Attorney General Edwin Meese's performance since assuming position reviewed. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - thinks Meese's selling of radical right agenda has frightened off would-be supporters.] [The Conservative Caucus spokesperson Howard PHILLIPS - praises Meese's conservative staff on the bench and in Justice Department] His attitude toward various issues discussed. [MEESE - thinks Miranda only helps guilty suspects.] [Jesse JACKSON - will focus on Justice Department this year] [MEESE - defs. his public attack on competence of Supreme Court last year] [Justice William BRENNAN - considers Meese's analysis arrogance cloaked in humility.] [Senator Howard METZENBAUM, Legal Fndn. spokesperson Paul KAMINAR - disagree on Meese's criticism of court] Meese's efforts against abortion rights and efforts to appointed his nominees to federal judgeships and William Bradford Reynolds as deputy attorney general recalled. [MEESE - thinks he representative mainstream political thinking in US.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl

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