CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1984
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(Studio) New confirmation hearings said set by Senator Judiciary Committee for Attorney General nominee Edwin Meese.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Meese's attack on critics of his personal financial dealings quoted on screen. [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - denies his opposition is political; explains.] Merit Systems Protection Bd. employee Gretchen Thomas said now incld. in investigation of possible impropriety in her husband's loan to Ursula Meese for stock investments; details given. Thomas quoted on screen with regard to her government post. Senators Howard Baker, Paul Laxalt and Strom Thurmond noted meeting with Meese at White House last night; Representative John Dingell reported asking Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate Ursula Meese's purchase of stock High-level Reagan political operative quoted regarding need to investigate Metzenbaum in effort to find something questionable in his background.
REPORTER: Phil Jones
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