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Meese Controversy #535990

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1984
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(Studio) Justice Department officials reported considering possibility of appting. special prosecutor to investigate personal financial dealings of Edwin Meese, nominated by President Reagan for Attorney General
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) Possible impact on Meese's nomination should Justice Department conduct investigation noted; Attorney General William French Smith and aides reported discussing case today. Details outlined. Fin. dealings arousing suspicion recalled, listed. Representative George Hansen mentioned currently being prosecuted by Justice Department for non-disclosure of loans similar to Meese's action; other factors affecting department's sensitivity in Meese's case cited.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Palmer, John;
Stern, Carl

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