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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) President Reagan reported personally lobbying for confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork; scenes shown. [REAGAN - attacks Bork's critics.] Attorney General Edwin Meese's meeting yesterday with chief of staff Howard Baker complaining of Reagan's lack of involvement and Bork's similar complaint last week described. [Senator Alan SIMPSON - notes readiness of anti- Bork movement] Jimmy Carter's criticism of Bork's civil rights position noted. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - cites opposition to Bork by United States law profs.] [Chief of staff Howard BAKER - considers Senator Alan Cranston's count of Senator votes on issue wrong.] [CRANSTON - accuses Baker of losing touch with Senator]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Wallace, Chris
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