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'88 Vote / Biden #111334

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 16, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) Criticism of 1988 presidential candidate Senator Joseph Biden, also chairperson of Robert Bork confirmation hearings, for his plagiarism of British pol. Neil Kinnock examined; details given, scenes shown. [In Labor party commercial, KINNOCK - describes his family's soc. advancement.] [BIDEN - says same thing without crediting Kinnock.] Kinnock's response quoted. [Jack Kemp campaign strategist Roger STONE - accuses Biden of stealing another's speeches.] [American Enterprise Institution spokesperson William SCHNEIDER - notes incident is true reflection of Biden's character.] Biden said accused of plagiarizing as well John and Robert Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey. Biden's news conference tomorrow announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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