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Baker / Korean Bribery Scandal / Carter Foreign Policy / Republicans #253017

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 09, 1977
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(Studio) Senator Republican leader Howard Baker requests special prosecutor be apptd. to investigate Korean bribery on Capitol Hill. White House rejects proposal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [BAKER - explains need for special prosecutor.] Reactions of Ethics Committee chairperson John Flynt, current Watergate prosecutor Charles Ruff, Press Secretary Jody Powell given. On another issue Baker attacks Carter's Cuban policy. [BAKER - believes Carter's foreign policy view translated by UN amb. Andrew Young. Doesn't think United States should be cozy with Cuba. Believes African policy misguided.] CBS learns 3 Republicans in House contact Tip O'Neill about switching to Democratic party
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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