ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1972
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(Studio) Clifford Irving sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail, fined $10,ODD for Howard Hughes "autobiography" fraud against McGraw-Hill Company Wife Edith Irving sentenced to 2 mos., and fined $10,000.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(NYC) Irving trial described. Federal Judge John Cannella presides. Irvings' emotional pleas noted. Affair with Nina Van Pallandt mentioned. Edith Irving's sentence to be completed before husband is jailed, to permit one of the parents to be with the children. State court adds no additional time to sentences. Accomplice Edith Irving still faces charges in Switzerland.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson; David Smiton
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