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ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Dan Harris) The admission by CBS of a mistake in judgment regarding the documents about President Bush's National Guard service record examined; details given about retired Texas National Guardsman & Bush critic Bill Burkett, who supplied the disputed documents supposedly from Lt. Col. Jerry Killian & has told conflicting stories about the documents. [On WCBC, CBS anchor Dan RATHER - says we made a mistake.] [White House press secretary Scott McCLELLAN - raises questions about the forged documents.] [Voice of conservative radio host Rush LIMBAUGH - says this was a hit piece on George W. Bush.] ["New Yorker" magazine media critic Ken AULETTA†- assesses the benefits for Bush.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of the CBS story on "Nightline" noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Harris, Dan

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