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Defense Department / Corruption Investigation #116342

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 22, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Report that deputy assistant Navy Secretary James Gaines is now delivering information about defense industry probe detailed. Focus on former assistant Secretary of Navy Melvyn Paisley noted; links between Gaines and Paisley at Boeing Company and Pentagon stated. Possible information from Air Force acquisitions dir. Victor Cohen about Northrop Corporation and illegal payments reported

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Ann Compton) Appearance of prosecutor Henry Hudson at Congress to discuss issue of Congress involvement in defense industry probe reported [Representative Jim WRIGHT - says no members of Congress are involved.] [HUDSON - discusses pace of investigation.] Extent of defense contracts mentioned.

Compton, Ann;
Jennings, Peter;
Troute, Dennis

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