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Defense Department / Investigation #321903

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 24, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Attorney General Edwin Meese quoted with regard to indictments expected from Defense Department scandal. Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Swiss government reported requesting information from Defense Department with regard to alleged sale of American jet fighters to Switzerland; details given, McDonnell Douglas Corporation and General Dynamics Corporation mentioned. [Representative Barbara BOXER - proposes that inspector general operate independently from Pentagon.] [Ex-Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - comments on situation.] [Aerospace Inds. Association of American spokesperson Don FUQUA - comments on situation.] House Armed Services Committee noted conducting hearings next week

Martin, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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