ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1984
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(Studio) Harvard study said claiming CIA developed program under Carter admin. aimed at influencing reporters in United States and West Europe.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Program, aimed at swaying public opinion on controversial neutron bomb, examined; Harvard findings outlined, discussed. [Harvard Pol. Institution director Martin LINSKY - notes press coverage for period, during which reporters were paid to write well of neutron bomb, changed; explains.] Other instances in which CIA paid foreign reporters to influence their coverage reviewed, include Grenada's then leader Maurice Bishop; both Carter and Reagan - admins. noted involved. Details given.
REPORTER: John McWethy
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