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First Amendment / Thomas Confirmation Hearings / The President #585560

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 17, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Issue over the First Amendment in the case of National Public Radio's Nina Totenberg and "Newsday"'s Timothy Phelps, who leaked Anita Hill's charges of sexual harassment against Judge Clarence Thomas, featured; scenes shown of Totenberg, Phelps and special counsel to the Senate Peter Fleming. ["Newsday" attorney Robert SACK, attorney Bruce FEIN - offer opposing views on the case.] [TOTENBERG, PHELPS - talk about impact of the case.] Senate rules committee reported to decide on whether to continue with subpoenaing Totenberg and Phelps.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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