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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 26, 1981
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(Studio) Canada reported announcing wide-scale misconduct of Royal Mounted Police; "sergeant Preston of the Yukon" mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Ottawa, Canada) Mounties' traditional image recalled; promotional film shown. Extent of illegal and clandestine operations in RCMP examined; findings of government investigation detailed. [Solicitor general Robert KAPLAN - notes upper echelon's ignorance.] Criticism of Prime Min. Pierre Trudeau noted. [New Democratic party spokesperson Ed BROADBENT - criticizes Trudeau.] Changes in RCMP's responsibilities noted; new intelligence chief Fred Gibson mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Stahl, Lesley

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