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1980 Campaign / Briefing Papers Controversy #291478

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 11, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan reported ordering Justice Department to cooperate with Democrats investigating his 1980 campaign's acquisition of Jimmy Carter's briefing papers; White House cnsl. Fred Fielding's letter to subcommittee chairperson Representative Don. Albosta shown, quoted regarding Reagan campaign material held by Hoover Institution [REAGAN - pledges full cooperation with FBI.] [ALBOSTA - isn't satisfied; wants access to material at Hoover Institution himself; explains.] White House response to Albosta's request noted; Edwin Meese's remarks outlined.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Albosta said conferring with former member of Watergate special staff James Hamilton to consider having Hamilton appointed special cnsl. for House subcommittee investigation of Carter papers controversy.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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