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The Money Watch (Democratic Convention: Big Money) Part X #168427

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 1996
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(Chicago: Peter Jennings) The series on the big money people who influence politics introduced.

(Chicago: Brian Ross) The role of big corporate money in President Clinton's Democratic Party despite his campaign promises to curtail the political influence of lobbyists examined; scenes shown of William Lorack, one of the nation's richest trial lawyers, a group Clinton has helped in return for campaign contributions. [In 1993, CLINTON - promises to curb the role of special interests.] [Common Cause president Ann McBRIDE - says the corporate money flows freely through federal elections.] The trail of big money briefly reviewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Ross, Brian

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