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Wright / Investigation #121514

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(DC: Sheilah Kast) Public response from Representative Jim Wright about House of Representatives Ethics Committee investigation reported; details given of relationship of Wright and his wife with Texas busman. George Mallick. [WRIGHT - defends his wife.] Wright's explanation of propriety of his deals with Mallick and of his outside income procedures given. [WRIGHT - says his speeches were not made in exchange for book purchases.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(NYC: Allan Dodds Frank) Rel. of Mallick, Wright and Texas savings and loan insts. featured; details given of Mallick's personal debts to two S&Ls. [MALLICK - explains what Wright said.] Wright reported claiming he was unaware of Mallick's loans.

Frank, Allan Dodds;
Kast, Sheilah;
Jennings, Peter

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