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Clinton / White House Coffees / Campaign Finance / Ickes Interview #615786

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 06, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: David Bloom) Videotapes of the White House coffees in which President Clinton met with major donors to the Democratic Party featured; scenes shown from the Oval Office May 1996 coffee. Reaction by the Senate committee that is investigating campaign financing given. [CLINTON - talks about the discovery of the tapes.] [White House Press Secretary Mike McCURRY - comments.] [Senator Fred THOMPSON - says this is proof that the White House has been misleading.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Clinton's plans to appoint heavy contributor and Texas businessman Linden Olson to the position of ambassador to Sweden noted.

(Washington: Claire Shipman) An NBC exclusive interview with former deputy White House chief of staff Harold Ickes presented; details given of what Ickes knows about the coffees and his testimony before the Senate committee tomorrow noted. [ICKES - talks about Clinton, himself and the tapes.]

Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Shipman, Claire

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