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Meese Controversy #536045

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 20, 1984
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(Studio) Attorney General nominee Edwin Meese reported submitting amended financial disclosure forms with information heretofore unknown to officials.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Senator Judiciary Committee said discovering that companies personally associated with Meese received government backing; subsidiary of Biotech Capital Corporation cited as example Edwin Thomas, who made personal loan to Meese, and Meese noted both investors in Biotech at time of government aid. Small Bus. Admin. `s explanation of government exceptions to moratorium on such backing reported Thomas' questionable financial disclosure form shown, discussed. Senator said conducting investigation separate from that of Justice Department in light of department's refusal to cooperate.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) Upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl

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