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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's foreign policy adviser Richard Allen reported withdrawing from campaign due to allegations that he abused his position with Nixon admin for personal gain; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Reagan's response to Allen controversy noted. [REAGAN - comments.] Allen said resigning after meeting with chief of staff Ed Meese. [ALLEN - comments.] Background to situation outlined [REAGAN - comments.] campaign. aide quoted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Justice Department report's criticism of President Carter's response to its investigation of Billy Carter affair reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Carter's pledge to cooperate with any investigations into brother recalled. [August 4, 1980 CARTER - comments.] Justice Department investigator Michael Shaheen quoted on screen with regard to President; details of Department's report discussed White House statement in response to criticism today shown, quoted; neither Justice Department nor Senator said releasing report despite Republican criticism.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Saginaw, Michigan) Carter's response to report noted. [CARTER - comments.] Press Secretary Jody Powell.'s remarks outlined; Richard Allen's resignation mentioned. President's campaign appearances today examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Chancellor, John;
Simpson, Carole;
Wallace, Chris;
Woodruff, Judy

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