CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 08, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Denver, Colorado) IRS (Internal Revenue Service) efforts to fine tax protesters such as Donna Todd for attaching notes to their legally filed and fully paid tax returns examined; background to Todd's battle with government reviewed. [TODD - doesn't object to paying taxes; feels government has gotten too powerful.] Todd's note on tax return shown, quoted. [Todd's attorney West Corbin HOWARD - denies client's remark interfered with government operations.] IRS (Internal Revenue Service) refusal to comment mentioned; course of legal maneuvers employed by both IRS (Internal Revenue Service) and Todd, with help of ACLU, against each other described. IRS (Internal Revenue Service) said now claiming case was mistake; details given. [HOWARD, TODD - react to IRS decision.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara
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