Attorney General Nomination

Ed Meese testified about his nomination to be President Reagan’s attorney general. He talked about his background and previous… read more

Ed Meese testified about his nomination to be President Reagan’s attorney general. He talked about his background and previous government service. In the hearing he faced difficult questions from Democratic senators. One area of questioning regarded an unsecured loan for $60,000 on which he did not pay any interest on for over 20 months. Another line of questioning regarded his role in the Reagan administration’s decision to back out from their support for the IRS determination to revoke Bob Jones University’s tax-exempt status, because of its interracial dating/marriage policies.

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Attorney General Nomination

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Program ID:
124221-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 2, 1984

Airing Details

  • Mar 02, 1984 | 5:26pm EST | C-SPAN 1