Moseley-Braun Seeks Confirmation Host Bob Edwards talks with Roll Call reporter Mark Preston about Carol Moseley-Braun's nomination to be ambassador to New Zealand and Senator Jesse Helms' efforts to block her confirmation. Helms, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is holding a six year old grudge against Moseley Braun, the first African-American woman to serve in the Senate. She was successful in keeping the Senate from renewing a design patent for the United Daughters of the Confederacy because it displayed the Confederate flag as it's emblem. Helms sponsored the measure.
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Moseley-Braun Seeks Confirmation

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Moseley-Braun Seeks Confirmation

Moseley-Braun Seeks Confirmation

Moseley-Braun Seeks Confirmation

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Host Bob Edwards talks with Roll Call reporter Mark Preston about Carol Moseley-Braun's nomination to be ambassador to New Zealand and Senator Jesse Helms' efforts to block her confirmation. Helms, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is holding a six year old grudge against Moseley Braun, the first African-American woman to serve in the Senate. She was successful in keeping the Senate from renewing a design patent for the United Daughters of the Confederacy because it displayed the Confederate flag as it's emblem. Helms sponsored the measure.