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Meese / Investigation #117232

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 09, 1988
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Leaking of story to "New York Times" that Attorney General Edwin Meese changed his story about areas under investigation reported; details given with regard to Meese's changing stories about Mideast oil pipeline and about Justice Department job offer to friend E. Robert Wallach. Indep. cnsl. James McKay reported calling for investigation of leak. [Justice Department spokesperson Patrick KORTEN - comments on McKay's statement] [On CNN, MEESE - denies unethical conduct.] [On radio address, President REAGAN - defends Meese.] Meese reported set to take his case to public soon.

Simpson, Carole;
Troute, Dennis

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