ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 1999
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The question dogging Texas Governor George W. Bush as to whether he ever used cocaine examined. [BUSH - talks about rumors.] Bush's response to a drug question from the Dallas Morning News quoted. [In Virginia and Ohio today, BUSH - gives answers of drug use.]
(Washington: John Martin) Bush's position on "youthful indiscretions" reviewed. [June 14, BUSH - talks about "gotcha" political rumors.] [Representative Gerald SOLOMON - defends Bush's refusal to answer rumors.] [Presidential candidate Senator Orrin HATCH - calls for Bush to just answer the question.] [American Enterprise Institution Norman ORNSTEIN, Republican strategist Eddie MAHE; at Iowa state fair, two Republican VOTERS - offer differing opinions on Bush and drugs.]
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