ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 09, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The Whitewater case that has haunted Bill and Hillary Clinton examined; the issue of the credibility of Jim McDougal, who was indicted following the crash of Madison Guaranty S&L and is still under several investigations, detailed; scenes shown of McDougal in an Arkadelphia, Arkansas, restaurant. [McDOUGAL - talks about his life now.]
(Washington: Jim Wooten) The Clintons' investments in Whitewater reviewed; details given of ABC News' analysis of lawyer James Lyons' report on the Clintons' financial losses in Whitewater with many financial records shown, examined and explained. [During the '92 campaign, CLINTON - cites his Whitewater losses.] [McDOUGAL - says the 2/2/82 Clinton check was for a loan repayment, not Whitewater.] [Kingston banker Gary BUNCH - recalls the McDougal-Clinton loan.] The Clintons' claim of interest payments on Whitewater debts in 1978-1980 reviewed. The financial matters being reviewed by federal investigators and who repaid which loans outlined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The issue of the Clintons' blamelessness raised, including the taking of documents, including the Whitewater file, from the office of White House staffer Vince Foster, who committed suicide. [Special counsel Robert FISKE - says he will likely question the Clintons under oath.]