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Meese Controversy #536130

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 24, 1984
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(Studio) Attorney General-designate Edwin Meese's offensive against critics noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Meese's attack on critics, appearing in "Washington Post" interview, examined; interview quoted on screen regarding Meese's failure to disclose int.-free personal loans, role of Thomas Barrack's bail-out of Meese from fin. troubles in sale of California home, government appts. of Barrack and others who helped Meese, his role in Reagan's 1980 campaign's acquisition of Jimmy Carter's briefing papers prior to debate, nomination as Attorney General Special prosecutor thought appointed next week to investigate allegations against Meese.
REPORTER: James Polk

Chung, Connie;
Polk, James

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