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Jordan / Bar Conduct Controversy #256490

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 20, 1978
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(Studio) Gossip columnist's report that president aide Hamilton Jordan spit drink on woman in bar last month and White House efforts to deny it outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details with regard to incident, gossip columnist's report and White House documents of denial given. Mentioned are White House assistant legal cnsl. Michael Cardozo, bartender Dan. Marshall III, "Washington (DC) Post" columnist Rudy Maxa, Sarsfield's bar, and past Publicity given Jordan about comment he allegedly made to Egyptian ambassador's wife in comparing her figure to pyramids. White House statement quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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