CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 20, 1979
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(Studio) Naming of special cnsl. to investigate Carter family business relationship with Bert Lance and National Bank of Georgia reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Background on Paul Curran given, include involvement in Robert Vesco extradition attempts from Bahamas; photo, films shown. [Attorney General Griffin BELL - announces special cnsl. for investigation.] Curran said to need approval of Justice Department's criminal chief Philip Heymann for prosecutions. [CURRAN - comments with regard to job as explained by Heymann.] Republican criticism of cnsl. status versus prosecutor status detailed; Watergate mentioned. [Senator Howard BAKER - comments.] President Carter's response cited.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne
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