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HUD Department / Investigation #122646

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 20, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sheilah Kast) Investigation into influence peddling and corruption in US Housing and Urban Development Department featured; details given of rebuilding by US Housing and Urban Development of rent subsidy apts. in Upper Deerfield, New Jersey, without community's approval. [Town mayor Bruce PETERSON - says money was wasted on this project.] Lobbying for project by Bush campaign aide Paul Manafort detailed. [MANAFORT - comments.] Lobbying by Robert Weinberger, nephew of former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, for US Housing and Urban Development project in Minneapolis, Minnesota, noted. [WEINBERGER - calls it "process peddling."]

Jennings, Peter;
Kast, Sheilah

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