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Campaign '88 / Robertson / Hart #560969

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 29, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Presidential candidate Pat Robertson reported suing ex-Representative Pete McCloskey for libelist claims that Robertson's father, then United States Senator, removed son from active duty roster during Korean war. Report introd.399

(Louisville, Kentucky: Ken Bode) Lawsuit reported beginning on "Super Tuesday" Robertson quoted. [ROBERTSON - quotes Judge Joyce Green.] Green quoted. Robertson and McCloskey quoted. [ROBERTSON - calls McCloskey liar.] [McCLOSKEY - says wants verdict.] McCloskey noted claiming has evidence supporting claims. [Ex-United States Marine Corps Corporation Leo CRONIN - says Robertson was responsible for liquor distribution.] McCloskey's assertions detailed. Letters from Robertson's father to United States Marine Corps general quoted on screen. Robertson quoted with regard to McCloskey doing political dirty work for Vice President George Bush. Case noted going to trial.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) New York election officials reported declaring Gary Hart ineligible for primary; details given.

Bode, Ken;
Brokaw, Tom

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