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Supreme Court / Jones vs. Clinton #614979

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 13, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The hearing of arguments by the Supreme Court over the landmark constitutional question concerning whether a sitting President should be required to answer civil lawsuits over private conduct featured; details given of the now famous Paula Jones sexual harassment case against President Clinton and how the Justices Antonin Scalia and Sandra Day O'Connor reacted. [In 1994, JONES - says Clinton exposed himself to her.] [Jones' attorney Gilbert DAVIS, former Reagan chief of staff Ken DUBERSTEIN - comment.] (Artist: Art Lien)

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) Jones' story featured; scenes shown as details of her lower-middle class background are reviewed. [JONES - tells of the sexual harassment incident.] [President's attorney Bob BENNETT, Newsweek Evan THOMAS, reporter Stuart TAYLOR - comment on the media treatment of Jones.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Further coverage of sexual harassment on "In Depth" noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Williams, Pete

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