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'88 Vote / Biden #111356

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 17, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) Presidential candidate Senator Joseph Biden's explanation for his plagiarism as law student and more recently in his campaign speeches featured; details given, scenes shown. [BIDEN - explains using other pols.' speeches.] Biden said claiming Jesse Jackson admitted using parts of same 1976 Hubert Humphrey speech as did he. [1976, HUMPHREY - delivers speech.] [November 1985, BIDEN - gives same speech as his own.] [Today, BIDEN - admits plagiarism while at Syracuse Univ. law school.] [Biden's 1965 professor David YAFFEE - defs. Biden.] [British labor party candidate Neil KINNOCK - delivers speech.] [Recently, BIDEN - gives same speech as his own.] [Today, BIDEN - explains.] [Cands. Michael DUKAKIS, Paul SIMON - defense Biden's integrity.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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