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Lance / Requests For Resignation #254445

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 1977
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(s) Abraham Ribicoff and Charles Percy call for resignation of Bert Lance as dir. OMB. Earlier endorsements by Ribicoff and Percy recalled. 2 call on President Carter to inform him of new allegations against Lance.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Carter returns from Camp David. Meets Mr. and Mrs. Lance before meeting with Ribicoff and Percy. [Chairperson Govt. Affairs Committee RIBICOFF - believes it would be wiser for Lance to resign; doubts his effectiveness as OMB director pending hearings and investigation.] [Senator PERCY - has strongly recommended Lance resignation in his own interests; or step aside to defend self against allegations in media and in light of information now recd.] Sources say President has no desire or intention that Lance resign; Carter concerned Lance get fair hearing.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Studio) In written statement Carter expresses appreciation that cong. hearings proceed quickly and that all parties have chance to present facts.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Bradley, Ed;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:30

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