NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Senator confirmation hearings for President Reagan's Attorney General-designate Edwin Meese examined; criticism of his cronyism outlined. [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - questions Meese's relationship with the specially privileged.] Meese's personal financial status and implications for political associates noted. [METZENBAUM - describes financial favors given Meese.] Upcoming testimony by associates who aided Meese financially and who later received government posts noted. [MEESE - claims to advance cause of justice.] [Senator Alan SIMPSON - supports Meese.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - agrees.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern
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