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Campaign '88 / Hart #111971

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 21, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Joe Bergantino) Questioning of campaign funding of Gary Hart reported; details given, scenes shown. Allegations from former Hart staffers that Hart's campaign violated campaign laws reported by AP. [HART - says not true.] "Miami Herald "allegations that Hollywood video producer Stuart Karl secretly subsidized Hart campaign recalled. [HART - calls for newspaper to cover serious issues.] Details of Karl's financial support of Hart staffer Dennis Walto reported; photograph shown. [HART - discusses issue.] FEC explanation of campaign fund rules reported [Federal Election Commission chairperson Thomas JOSEFIAK - says money received when candidate "tests the water" same as funds for actual campaign] [Senator Albert GORE - comments on campaign laws.] Reaction to issue mentioned.

Bergantino, Joe;
Jennings, Peter

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