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Tennessee / Parole Scandal / Alexander Inauguration #260106

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 20, 1979
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(Studio) New Tennessee Governor Lamar Alexander reported to have taken oath of office. Former Governor Ray Blanton's freeing of prisoners cited.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Nashville, Tennessee) Alexander's inauguration shown. [ALEXANDER - addresses crowd.] Roger Humphreys case described. [BLANTON - speaks with regard to Humphreys.] FBI investigation of pardons scandal in Blanton administration mentioned.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Studio) Commentary on Tennessee situation introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Comment is on toleration of public if efficient government delivered. Charles Diggs, Dan. Flood and Mayor Richard Daley mentioned. Blanton said to have exceeded the public's limits of tolerance.
REPORTER: Rod MacLeish

Hall, Bruce;
MacLeish, Rod;
Schieffer, Bob

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