NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 13, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Andrea Mitchell) White House strategy of softening rhetoric about Robert Bork's confirmation reported failing. [REAGAN - says the hearings have been marred by distortion of the facts concerning Bork and he has no illusions regarding the confirmation outcome.] [REAGAN - says the issue is that the confirmation process be protected and if he could do it over again he would find someone just as objectionable to the Senator] Pro-Bork commercials discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Coalition for American Patrick McGUIGAN - says there will be a more assertive effort to win nomination] Next nomination said to be announced from Oval Ofc.
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