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Cong. Ethics Cmtes. and Cong. Action #255070

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 13, 1978
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(Studio) Congress attempts to finish South Korea influence probe action and other aspects of mbrs.' ethics reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) House debate on reprimand recommendations against 2 Representatives and censure recommendation against another detailed. Audio tape played. [Representative Ronald DELLUMS - raises question of whether investigation went far enough and challenges whole process.] House action taken against Representative Charles H. Wilson and John McFall for dealings with Tongsun Park and Representative Edward Roybal's possible censure by House reported Senator Ethics Committee request to Justice Department to investigate campaign contribution received by Senator Birch Bayh from DC busman. Edward Merrigan noted; details of contribution given, include allegations that Bayh received money in office meeting with Merrigan and Park. Federal law against Congmen. recing. money on federal property stated. [BAYH - denies received money in office.] Senator Herman Talmadge's testimony to Senator Ethics Committee about secret bank account maintained in Washington, DC detailed. [TALMADGE - says

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:40

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