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October 2, 1987

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In 1987, conservative Appeals Court Judge Robert Bork was nominated by Ronald Reagan to the Supreme Court. After a strong campaign by liberals, including Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), against Bork’s nomination, the US Senate voted 58-42 not to confirm him for the high court. This program aired three weeks before the Senate vote.

Paul Duke

February 26, 1982

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Washington Week celebrates its 15-year anniversary in the last week of February, 1982. A true walk down memory lane with Paul Duke, Peter Lisagor, Haynes Johnson, Jack Nelson, Hedrick Smith and Charles McDowell among others.

January 23, 1981

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Ronald Reagan is sworn in as President the same day that the Iranian hostages are released after being held for nearly 15 months.