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CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 1979
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(Studio) White House denial of all allegations of cocaine use by chief of staff Hamilton Jordan noted; chgs. stemming from 1977 Hollywood party hosted by one-time Carter supporter who now endorses Senator Edward Kennedy recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Denial of chgs. against Jordan from 6 participants at same party reported; quoted are Nathan Landau, Shirley MacLaine, Siebo Mickey Chung (an associate of Leopold Wyler), Jerry Brown workers David Commons, Tom Quinn and Richard Mollen; film shown. Jordan's refusal to comment and defense of Jordan by Rosalynn Carter and Andrew Young mentioned. [Rosalynn CARTER, YOUNG - comment on Jordan.] Ambassador Robert Strauss quoted with regard to conspiracy against Jordan.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint (WTIV-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter

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