NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1984
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(Studio) Democrats said attacking Reagan administration ethics as reflected in latest scandal involving Attorney General-nominee Edwin Meese's personal financial dealings.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) [Representative Tony COELHO - claims consistent pattern of wrongdoing has become inherent in Ronald Reagan's administration] New Democrat commercial exploiting administration's questionable ethics shown. Gary Hart and Walter Mondale noted both linking ethics question to fairness issue. [MONDALE - considers the "sleaze factor" at work.] [HART - cites need for government serving the peoples' interest, rather than private interest] Extensive number of Reagan appointees accused of unethical conduct and involved in scandals since President took office noted; some listed on screen. [REAGAN - doesn't question private affairs of aides.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
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