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Ray-Hays / Cong. Mistress #246069

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 23, 1976
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(Studio) Congress aide, Elizabeth Ray, 27, tells "Washington Post" that her only duties are to serve as mistress to Ohio Representative Wayne Hays. Ray supposed to be assigned to House Oversight Committee Hays denies story.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Ray listed in congress staff directory as secretary; she recs. $14,000 per yr. Says she and Hays meet at her Arlington, Virginia, apt. [RAY - notes her sexual relations with Hays.] [HAYS - says has not kept Ray or anyone else on public payroll except to work. Ray is sick young woman. Doesn't recall dining with Ray. Categorically denies the charge.] Ray says most people would see a psychiatrist if they were in a situation such as hers. Hays delays his bicentennial trip to London because he doesn't want it to appear he's running away.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw

Schieffer, Bob;
Shaw, Bernard

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