NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 18, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Judge Anthony Kennedy reported replacing Justice Lewis Powell on Supreme Court Report introduced.
(DC: Carl Stern) [KENNEDY - takes vows.] Kennedy shown being congratulated. [KENNEDY - says will honor Constitution.] [REAGAN - praises Kennedy.] Ceremonies featured. Chief Justice William Rehnquist shown being photographed with Kennedy. Kennedy's impact upon issues such as abortion and affirmative action discussed. Opponents reported requesting cases be reheard when Kennedy sworn in. Kennedy's testimony from confirmation hearings quoted. [During hearing, KENNEDY - comments on personal views and being Supreme Court justice.] Kennedy's vote noted having tremendous impact upon Court