NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 10, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) Incr. pressure for Attorney General Edwin Meese's resignation because of Supreme Court nominee Doug. Ginsburg's embarrassment to White House discussed. Meese's welcoming to anti-pornography event shown. White House humiliation over Doug. Ginsburg's failure of confirmation discussed. [MEESE - denies fault in Ginsburg affair.] Liberals and conservatives noted blaming Meese for Ginsburg embarrassment. [Washington Legal Fndn. Dan. POPEO - comments.] [Representative Patricia SCHROEDER - criticizes Meese.] Columnist David Broder's article urging Meese's resignation quoted on screen. [MEESE - denies resignation requests.] [President REAGAN - proclaims support for Meese.] Meese's controversial record reviewed; scenes shown, details given. Meese's wife Ursula's pleading leniency to federal judge for personal friend reiterated. [MEESE - comments on wife's action.] Meese's role in Iran arms scandal noted. [MEESE - comments.] [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - comments on Meese's apparent lack of ethics.] Meese's important in Reagan administration noted. [Former White House communications director Patrick BUCHANAN - comments.] White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater's comment on Meese's status quoted.