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CIA / Casey #278501

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 25, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's continued support of CIA director William Casey despite call from some Republicans for his resignation due to controversy surrounding his past business affairs reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) White House spokesperson David Gergen's account of President's statement in support of Casey quoted; findings of administration cnsl. Fred Fielding noted. Issue of Casey's judgment in hiring Max Hugel mentioned.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(DC) Efforts on behalf of Casey by Leonard Marks noted. [CIA cnsl. Stanley SPORKIN - denies any security fraud by Casey.] [Senator Paul LAXALT - recalls Casey's role as Ronald Reagan's campaign manager; comments on Senator Barry Goldwater's opposition to Casey.] campaign. in support of Casey outlined.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Duvall, Jed;
Schakne, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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