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Supreme Court / Thomas Nomination #581989

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 31, 1991
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Andrea Mitchell) Announcement by the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and AFL-CIO of their opposition to the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court featured; scenes shown; their reasons detailed. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) board chairman Dr. William GIBSON, AFL-CIO president Lane KIRKLAND - oppose Thomas.] Counteroffensive by Thomas supporters noted. [Fellow Georgians William ANDERSON, Al WILLIAMS; Senators Strom THURMOND, David BOREN - back Thomas.]

Reporter(s):
Mitchell, Andrea;
Pauley, Jane
Duration:
00:01:50

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