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Supreme Court / Thomas Nomination / Commercial #582963

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) President Bush's reaction to a television ad supporting Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court nomination featured; excerpts shown from the ad attacking liberal Democratic Senators Edward Kennedy, Joseph Biden and Alan Cranston. Scenes shown of Bush playing golf last week in Kennebunkport, ME. [BUSH - says it's not a good ad.] Willie Horton ad from '88 presidential campaign recalled; excerpts shown. [Senator John DANFORTH - says the Thomas ad is disgusting.] [Conservative strategist L. Brent BOZELL - says someone has to take on Thomas' enemies.] Bozell said to have received no word from the White House to discontinue the ad.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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