NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 22, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Cand. Gary Hart reported attempting to explain 1984 campaign contributions. Former Hart aides mentioned quoted in newspaper article. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Bob Kur) Gary Hart's 1984 campaign violations discussed. [HART - comments on returning money.] California producer Stuart Karl's former empls. quoted. "Washington Post" article quoted on screen. Federal Election Commission mentioned. Other cands. mentioned accepting ethically questionable campaign contributions. [Walter Mondale's campaign manager Robert BECKEL - says campaign mgrs. try to find loopholes.] Mondale's acceptance of contributions from organized labor recalled. [MONDALE - says will refund contributions in 1984.] 1980 president cands. Jimmy Carter, Edward Kennedy and Ronald Reagan mentioned violating campaign spending laws. [Federal Election Commission chairperson Thomas JOSEFIAK - says finds fault with many cands.] Hart noted getting undue attention on issue. campaign. manager quoted.
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