CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 19, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Deborah Potter) Documents uncovered in investigation of source of Ferdinand Marcos' wealth said discovering illegal campaign contributions allegedly to Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and others. [Democratic national committee former chairperson John WHITE - denies cands. ever received money.] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - cites possibility Marcos laundered money through his campaign] Marcos' tax returns mentioned indicating his lack of wealth before taking office [Representative Sam GEJDENSON - questions feasibility of Marcos legally amassing such wealth while president] [Commission on Good Govt. spokesperson Jovito SALONGA - responds.] Marcos aides who own land in Texas said charged with racketeering soon; those involved thought fronts for Marcos. [Center for Constitutional Rights spokesperson Michael TIGAR - claims evidence of such.] Subpoenas mentioned issued for several Marcos relatives and associates; possibility he'll be given asylum in Panama noted.
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