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Meese Controversy #89193

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) Attorney General William French Smith reported requesting special prosecutor's investigation of Attorney General-designate Edwin Meese's personal financial dealings and questions of conduct. Special prosecutors, under Ethics in Govt. Act passed after Watergate, recalled only named 3 times: Leon Silverman investigated Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan, Arthur Christy conducted inquiry of Hamilton Jordan and Gerald Gallinghouse investigated Tim Kraft. Details of those cases recalled; Meese's commitment to seeking Attorney General post noted.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Jack
Duration:
00:01:50

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