ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2000
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(Philadelphia: Peter Jennings) Money and politics at the convention introduced.
(Philadelphia: Brian Ross) The view of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on money and politics featured; details given of the NCAA's position that gambling industry lobbyists have blocked a Congressional bill to outlaw gambling on college sports in Nevada casinos. [PATERNO - comments.] [Gambling lobbyist Frank FAHRENKOPF - defends the legality of lobbying.] [NCAA Doris DIXON - says majority leader Senator Trent Lott won't meet with Coach Paterno.] [LOTT - responds.] Lott's attendance at several parties thrown by lobbyists noted.
(Philadelphia: Peter Jennings) Cartoons on corporate lobbying shown.
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