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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Investigation of massive fraud in military procurement system reported
(DC: Dennis Troute) Chgs. that Justice Department and Defense Department could have put stop to scandal reported [Senator Charles GRASSLEY - says Justice Department has been asleep at the switch.] Defense of Justice Department role in defense industry probe. by Attorney General Edwin Meese explained. [MEESE - says department pursued investigation.] Representative John Dingell reported offering administration information on General Dynamics Corp.'s possession of government documents. [DINGELL - says no discernible action has been taken by Defense and Justice depts.] FBI's interest in case said to be what got probe rolling; former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger mentioned.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Troute, Dennis
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