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Meese / Confirmation Hearings #536306

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Senator confirmation hearings into Edwin Meese's nomination for Attorney General and his questionable personal financial dealings examined; Senator Judiciary Committee investigators said believing sale of Meese's California home was engineered by people wanting and later receive government posts in exchange. Letter produced last week by Meese allegedly substantiating his version of Irvin Howard's purchase and eventual financial loss on his California home recalled, quoted; deposition taken this wkend. from Howard noted offering different account Details outlined on screen. Apparent role in Howard's purchase and later sale of house , contrary to Meese's claim, of President Reagan's neighbor Thomas Barrack noted; Barrack recalled later appointed to Interior and Commerce depts. [BARRACK - describes his actions in sale.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl

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