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Campaign `72 / Fin. Contributions #224526

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern discusses contributions to his Presidential campaign; asks questions about Republican fins. Nixon campaign financial chairperson Maurice Stans answers questions.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) McGovern receives $1.8 million in campaign contributions from direct mail campaign, $4 million counting big gifts and loans. [McGOVERN - contrasts his open financial records with $10 million secret funds of Republican party Welcomes General Accounting Office investigation of Democrat funds. Calls for explanation by Stans on why $25,000 found in bank account of man caught breaking into Democratic national headquarters was not reported]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(DC) Stans gives deposition in $1 million Democrat headquarters bugging suit before Demo's. attorney Edward Bennett Williams. [STANS - says Committee to Reelect President runs financial with computer. Says no inaccuracy in their reports will be found by GAO. Calls on General Accounting Office to investigate Democrats]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(Studio) Justice Department receives General Accounting Office report on Watergate bugging incident. Criticizes General Accounting Office for making public details of probe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce;
Schorr, Daniel

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