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Supreme Court / Bork Nomination #553451

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 04, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Status of Robert Bork's nomination to Supreme Court and contd. support of President Reagan detailed. [REAGAN - will continue with nomination] White House aides' call for Reagan address on nomination cited. Suggestion by Senator Alfonse D'Amato of compromise candidate such as White House chief of staff Howard Baker noted. [D'AMATO - notes opposition to Bork.] Reagan's attack on liberals' opposition to Bork reiterated; NBC-"Wall Street Journal" poll on Supreme Court graphed on screen. [Pol. analyst William SCHNEIDER - (discusses with anchor) why opposition so strong against Bork, role of political ideology historically in Supreme Court noms.] Bork quoted with regard to public controversy; upcoming Senator Judiciary Committee vote noted.

Utley, Garrick

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