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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) Testimony from Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt at the Senate hearings into campaign fund raising featured; details given of the issue of Babbitt's denial of the right for Wisconsin Chippewa Indians to build a gambling casino. [BABBITT - denies allegations of White House influence.] [Lobbyist Paul ECKSTEIN - says White House staffer Harold Ickes gave orders to Babbitt.] [In response to question from Senator Fred THOMPSON, BABBITT - modifies his statements to Eckstein about Ickes.]

Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter

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