CBS Evening News for
Monday, Sep 12, 1977


Headline: Texas Slander Trial / Southwestern Bell and 2 Execs.

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(Studio) Jury returns to conclude lengthy San Antonio, Texas, trial involving charges and countercharges of Southwestern Bell and 2 former execs. Details of trial noted, include company charges that 2 men forced women employees to engage in sex ptys. Jury finds company guilty of slandering men and Southwestern Bell is ordered to pay $1.5 million to widow of T.O. Gravitt, who committed suicide during company investigation, and same to James Ashley, whom Bell fired short time later. Bell will appeal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

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Program Time:05:50:00 pm - 05:50:40 pm. Duration: 00:40
Reporters:Cronkite, Walter
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Record Number:254092