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Meese Controversy / Interview #89245

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 1984
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(Studio) White House said confirming Edwin Meese kept expensive gift given him during President Reagan's trip to South Korea last year; number other aides recing. same gift and number failing to turn them in as well noted. Federal law applying to such situations mentioned. Current controversy over Meese's personal financial dealings summarized.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) Ursula Meese's explanation for agreeing to interview, with regard to friends' appts. to government posts, outlined. [Ursula MEESE - defs. giving friends who loaned her family money government jobs.] Her remarks on Reagan's support for husband, his future if not confirmed as Attorney General quoted.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) "20/20" announced.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Walters, Barbara

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