NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 25, 1987
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(NYC: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(DC: Andrea Mitchell) White House concern that President Reagan's nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court is threatened examined; network polls said indicating declining public support for Bork. [REAGAN - accuses Bork's critics of being ideologically inspired.] Press spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater's attack on television commercial featuring Gregory Peck said approved by Reagan; commercial shown. Fitzwater quoted on screen; King and Queen of Spain mentioned, shown. [REAGAN - thinks Peck was miscast; claims women's group he met with today support Bork.] [People for the American Way spokesperson Arthur KROPP - thinks administration is panicking.] [REAGAN - praises Bork's law-and-order decisions.] [Econ. Thomas SOWELL - believes blacks will lose with Bork.]