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CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 30, 1981
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(Studio) National security adviser Richard Allen's leave of absence noted not yet stemming controversy.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Allen's explanation for taking leave of absence reported [ALLEN - cites reasons for taking leave.] Memo Allen wrote on behalf of friend, Tonatsu Takase's wife Chizuko, quoted on screen. [ALLEN - recalls recing. money.] His rationalization for accepting watches noted. [ALLEN - considers such acceptance proper.] President Reagan's refusal to discuss matter mentioned. [Edwin MEESE - comments on Allen's return to post.] Investigation said now include Allen's contacts with Peter Hannaford to whom he sold his private firm; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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