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Meese Confirmation / Farm Compromise #94458

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 23, 1985
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(Studio) Farm state Senators reported reaching compromise with administration to halt filibuster blocking confirmation of Edwin Meese as Attorney General
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(DC) Details of farm policy compromise examined; films shown. [Senator Charles GRASSLEY - resents working on Saturday] Details of plan presented by Senator Robert Dole outlined, discussed. [Senators James EXON, Jesse HELMS - comment on compromise, filibuster.] Final vote on Meese listed on screen. [MEESE - looks forward to new job.] Impact of episode on new Republican leadership in Senate considered.
REPORTER: Ann Compton Artist: Freda Reiter

Compton, Ann;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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