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Clinton / White House Sleepovers #374261

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Rita Braver) Accusations that President Clinton has been selling stays in the Lincoln bedroom and using White House socials to raise money for the Democratic National Committee featured; details of documents showing Clinton's personal involvement in using the White House to raise political money given. [From old film, former First Lady Jacqueline KENNEDY - tells how the Lincoln Bedroom came to be.] Some of Clinton's guests named. [President's Little Rock barber Jim MILES; on January 28, Colorado Governor Roy ROMER - describe their stay in the Lincoln bedroom.] [CLINTON - says nothing improper happened.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Phil Jones) More discussion of the controversy over the Lincoln bedroom presented. [Former DNC co-chairman Don FOWLER - denies impropriety.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Reality check story introduced.

(Washington: Eric Engberg) Fat cat money and its sway over politics examined; details given of contributions by Clinton "friends". [In '92, '95 and '96, CLINTON - says access for money is wrong; now, denies the Lincoln bedroom was ever sold.] Memo from Terry McAuliffe with Clinton's notes on it quoted. [American University las school Jamin RASKIN - talks about the legal issues involved.]

Braver, Rita;
Engberg, Eric;
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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