CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 16, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Studio: Lesley Stahl) Possible impact on presidential campaign of Senator Joseph Biden of his alleged plagiarism as law school student and currently of political speeches by British political Neil Kinnock and others examined; details given, scenes shown. [Feb. 3, 1987, BIDEN - reads campaign, speech as his own.] [March, 1968, voice of Robert F. KENNEDY - says same thing.] Kinnock campaign commercial shown. [August 23, 1987, BIDEN - says same thing.] [1976, Hubert HUMPHREY - delivers speech.] [1985, BIDEN - says same thing.]
(Studio: Dan Rather, Lesley Stahl) Syracuse Univ. ruling on plagiarism chgs. against Biden as a student cited.
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