ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 29, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: John Martin) Allegations in "Los Angeles Times" story that Attorney General Edwin Meese may have ignored evidence that associates of Meese's friend, attorney E. Robert Wallach, had plan to bribe Israeli officials reported; details given from memo from Wallach to Meese. [Indep. cnsl. James McKAY - says matter under investigation.] Bribery laws outlined on screen. [Attorney William DOBROVIR - says Meese had duty to advise Justice Department] [Wallach's attorney George WALKER - attacks report] Stmt. from Meese's private attorney Nathan Lewin that Meese acted correctly stated; response by Israeli embassy noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) White House statement on matter detailed.
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