CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 1978
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(Studio) Billie Sol Estes said in trouble with law again. Former difficulties recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Dallas, Texas) 1965 film shown, as Estes former troubles recalled. New troubles reported [J.H. BURKETT - thinks Estes is swindler.] Allegations said now that Estes has run business behind scenes, counter to parole conditions and that he has swindled more people. [ESTES - denies wrongdoing.] Burkett transactions explained; suit noted. [ESTES - feels moral obligation to Burkett, but not legal one.] Deals said involving Concho Trade School, Mfg. Representative of Frenchman's Creek, Permien Petroleum Company, Permien Petroleum Company, Incorporated and Polaris Leasing Company [Concho Trade School William LYONS - speaks of difficulty with Estes.] Problems with regard to leased welding equipment detailed. Mfg. Representative Incorporated also said involved, as well as Marvin Peck. [ESTES - says he just offered opinions.] Estes chgs. government blackmail in effort to get guilty plea from him. Grand jury to be given evidence next week
REPORTER: Eric Engberg
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