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Defense Department / Corruption Investigation #116404

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 25, 1988
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Associated Press report of videotaping of mtgs. in which Defense Department officials James Gaines and Victor Cohen allegedly took payoffs from consultants reported Report introduced.

(DC: Rick Inderfurth) Attempts to define size of Pentagon scandal featured. [On "One on One", Senator John WARNER - says it's biggest case in history of Defense Department] [Representative Barbara BOXER - says this scandal strikes at heart of national security.] Wide nature of bribery probe reviewed; statistics given; nature of evidence explained. [On CNN, Representative John DINGELL - says Pentagon does not seem to want to have control of situation.] [Senator David PRYOR - says government seems to oppose reforms.] Defense of Pentagon's acquisitions process by Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci reported

Inderfurth, Rick;
Simpson, Carole

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