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Brooke / Financial and Personal Troubles #54389

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 21, 1978
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(Studio) Senator Edward Brooke's financial and personal problems in midst of reelec. campaign outlined. Senate committee investigation noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Grafton, Massachusetts) Brooke's news conference statements about press, after again apologizing for actions, reported [BROOKE - says actions didn't betray public trust and that media publicity in past few weeks must be dispelled by people.] No. of candidates in Senate race against Brooke now and views of other pols. about effect of troubles on Brooke examined. [Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Thomas P. O'NEILL III - states views on effect of media rpting. on Brooke's troubles; thinks Senator will have chance to reply and will be able to deal with it.] [Massachusetts Republican chairperson Gordon NELSON - is sympathetic. Says Brooke's family has created trouble for him and notes situation is confusing to man in street.] Outlook for Brooke, include 3 pending investigations, given.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don

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