NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 23, 1993
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(White House: Tom Pettit) Two problems in the Justice Department facing President Clinton examined: a replacement for Zoe Baird as attorney general nominee and the ethics investigation of FBI director William Sessions. [CLINTON - talks about finding an attorney general.] Sessions' denouncement of accusations against him by Attorney General William Barr quoted. [Georgetown law center Paul ROTHSTEIN - comments.] Republican leftover Stuart Gerson noted currently the acting Attorney General. [In '88, GERSON - criticizes candidate Michael Dukakis.] [White House press secretary Dee Dee MYERS - comments.]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Interview held with Senator Patrick Leahy, member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will examine the next attorney general nominee. [LEAHY - talks about the nominee and the Justice Department; comments on the public outcry against Baird.]