NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 11, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Anthony Kennedy, the swing votes on the court, profiled; details given about the other justices given. [At hearings, voice of O'CONNOR - says she has the same problems Kennedy does with an argument.] [Former White House counsel Lloyd CUTLER - talks about Kennedy's and O'Connor's records.] [Former O'Connor law clerk Kate ADAMS - talks about O'Connor.] [Bush White House counsel C. Boyden GRAY - says the court should be diverse.] [Governor GEORGE W. BUSH - talks about Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia.] [Vice President Al GORE - says Scalia is "far right".] [Former Scalia law clerk Richard BERNSTEIN - comments on Scalia.]