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Campaign '88 / Robertson / Korean War Lawsuit #114276

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Attempts by Pat Robertson to head off libel suit reported Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Brian Rooney) Pat Robertson's career as soldier during Korean war reported basis of lawsuit with Pete McCloskey; historical film shown. [Ex-Congress McCLOSKEY - says Robertson said father Willis Robertson would get him out of combat.] [ROBERTSON - says asked for no favors.] Reports from other servicemen mentioned. [Ex-Marine John GEARHART - says Robertson said "it's all set."] Photos of Robertson in Korea shown. [Ex-Marine Leo CRONIN - discusses Robertson's job in Army in Korea.] [ROBERTSON - denies charges.] [McCLOSKEY - says Robertson chickened out.] Impending lawsuit reiterated.

Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian

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