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Campaign '92 / The Democrats / Clinton / Brown and Drug Issue #140665

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 15, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Return of Governor Bill Clinton to the campaign trail, where he criticized President Bush's administration for its lack of direction, reported; scenes shown of Clinton in California and fellow candidate Jerry Brown in Pennsylvania. Brown's lawyers said demanding that ABC retract its story that Brown tolerated the use of drugs at his house when he was governor. Brown's response to ABC's investigation quoted.

(New York: John McWethy) Statement from Robert Ford, a member of Brown's security operation during his first term as governor, about the drug issue featured. [FORD - says incompletely burned marijuana cigarettes and cocaine powder was found at Brown's house.] [On April 9, BROWN - says "no."] [FORD - says he was told to keep quiet.] Denial by Ford's superior, retired state police captain Donald Buckland, noted. [FORD - says other police witnesses fear Brown.] [Today, BROWN - again denies charge.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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