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Clinton / Pardons / Rich, Rodham #195677

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Josh Gerstein) Statements from fugitive financier Marc Rich about his pardon by former President Bill Clinton and from Clinton's brother- in-law Hugh Rodham about monies received from those seeking pardons featured; details given of his flight to Switzerland when charges were filed. [Former federal prosecutor Martin AUERBACH - cites Rich's company's tax evasion.] [RODHAM - says he returned the money.] The ongoing investigation into whether any of the pardons were traded for financial contributions noted.

Brown, Aaron;
Gerstein, Josh

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