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Deaver Controversy #102215

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 28, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Charles Gibson) Lobbyist and former White House chief of staff Michael Deaver reported calling for special prosecutor to investigate allegations of conflict of interest by him; similar call for special investigator by several Senators recently recalled. Scenes shown. [President REAGAN - questions need for Deaver's move; defs. him.] Deaver's statement quoted on screen. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - removes himself from case due to his personal relationship with Deaver.] Focus of deputy attorney general D. Lowell Jensen's handling of case instead of Meese outlined on screen. [Senator Alan SIMPSON - describes Deaver's predicament with "Time" magazine analogy.]

Gibson, Charles;
Jennings, Peter

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