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Reagan / Transition / Leaks #268238

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's day reported Trouble said arising from too many spns. for pres.-elect.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) New FBI investigation and messy political fight said growing out of leaks. Charles Percy case cited, involving leak of report in which Percy allegedly said favoring independent Palestinian state. Last week's filTh shown from El Salvador. Robert White, ambassador to San Salvador, said blaming Reagan staff for leak saying White should be removed due to liberal views. Murder of 4 American women last week recalled. [Frank CHURCH - accuses Reagan admin. for playing with lives.] [Edwin MEESE - denies Reagan administration released any document criticizing any ambassador] Reagan political honeymoon said possibly soured.
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer

Cronkite, Walter;
Sawyer, Diane

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