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(Studio) Central issue in controversy over replacement of Philadelphia US attorney David Marston, his alleged probe of 2 Democratic Representatives, noted. New stir with regard to reality of such investigation, after New Jersey Democrat speaks of White House mtg. with President Carter, is subject of report
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Representative James Florio's question to Carter with regard to Marston investigation stated. [FLORIO - says Attorney General's info., as of this morning, is inability to find such investigation.] Marston's response quoted. Statement on situation by Press Secretary Powell noted; Powell says Carter referred only to Representative Joshua Eilberg. Info. learned with regard to Marston investigation and also special Justice Department team probe of Representatives Eilberg and Dan. Flood reported Interview with Eilberg, by reporter Joel Spivak of Philadelphia station WCAU-TV, shown. [EILBERG - assumes he's under investigation; bases this on news reports, not on direct communication from Justice Department]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Schakne, Robert
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