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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Barry Serafin) Loophole in presidential campaign spending law featured; details given of spending limits in campaign '88; scenes shown, Watergate issue recalled. "Soft money" campaign contributions explained; political television ads. shown. [Common Cause spokesperson Fred WERTHEIMER - calls "soft money" a sham that threatens campaign spending law.] "Soft money" totals for Democrat and Republican parties outlined on screen. [Michael Dukakis campaign treasurer Robert FARMER, Bush financial chairperson Robert MOSBACHER - say they had no choice.] FEC reported set to investigate issue of "soft money" after election
- Jennings, Peter;
- Serafin, Barry
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