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Meese Controversy #536110

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 1984
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(Studio) Former Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox's assessment of Edwin Meese's ethical fitness to assume post of Attorney General outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Meese's efforts to defend himself against allegations focusing on his personal financial relationship with Edwin Thomas, who, along with wife and son, received government posts, examined; Meese's claim that loan from Thomas was used to invest in Biotech Capital, a company which violated Small Bus. Admin. regulations by investing in Las Vegas slot machines, discussed. Biotech subsidiary, Questech, also receive government funds said backing takeover of 2 companies involved as well in slot machine business [Senator Ted STEVENS - supports Meese.] Justice Department mentioned possibly requesting special prosecutor next week
REPORTER: James Polk

Brokaw, Tom;
Polk, James

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