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'88 Vote / Biden #111423

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 21, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Plagiarism chgs. against Senator Joseph Biden last week recalled.

(DC: John Martin) Potential impact on Biden's president aspirations of latest controversy over his actual law school record versus his claims made during campaign appearances examined; details given, scenes shown. [In April, BIDEN - claims higher intelligence quotient than reporter, that he went to law school on full academic scholarship, that he graduated in top half of class and that he won moot court contest.] Syracuse Univ. law school records contradicting all those claims outlined. University of Delaware records noted also contradicting Biden's claims there; details given. His written statement today outlined on screen. His continued role as chairperson of Robert Bork confirmation hearings noted. [Senator Arlen SPECTER - defs. Biden against plagiarism allegations.] [BIDEN - responds.] [Staff MBRS. - comment.] Gary Hart mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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