A six month investigation of Ed Meese finds "no basis for
prosecution." The indepent councel adds that he is not mandated to
talk about "Mr. Meese's ethics and the propriety of his conduct."
Reagan promises to re-nominate Meese as Attorney General if re-elected.
George Bush explains clearly how Anastasio Somoza lost his rule of
Nicaragua: "The Sandinistas came in. They overthrew Somoza, killed
him and overthrew him. Killed him, threw him out." Somoza left
George Bush visits a flag factory. All three networks end up
broadcasting news reports with a tone indicating that they're basically
sick of hearing about the flag all the time. Says one aide, "We took
it exactly one day too far."