CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 05, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Senator Robert Dole's reaction to reports with regard to questioning by Watergate special prosecutor with regard to what Dole knew of secret campaign contributions from Gulf Oil.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(DC) In Rhode Island, Dole says he talked voluntarily with special prosecutors and grand jury and doesn't know if it's investigation of him or others. [DOLE - says he didn't receive money from Senator Hugh Scott or Gulf Oil.] Today Dole says word of talks with prosecutor may have been leaked from prosecutor's office in attempt to embarrass GOP. [DOLE - says info. comes at time when people might misinterpret it.] Dole says Ford and White House lawyers knew of grand jury appearance before Dole's selection as Vice Presidential candidate.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg
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