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Supreme Court / Thomas Nomination #582070

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 08, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Andrea Mitchell) Beginning of the White House campaign to get Clarence Thomas' nomination to the Supreme Court confirmed featured; scenes shown. [President BUSH - talks about Thomas' character.] [THOMAS - comments on retiring Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.] [At NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) convention, president Benjamin HOOKS - talks about Thomas.] [In response to question about meeting with the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) , THOMAS, Senator Robert DOLE - respond.] [Senator George MITCHELL - comments.] Opposition to Thomas from women's groups noted. [NOW executive vice president Patricia IRELAND - criticizes Thomas.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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