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General Services Administration Probe / Solomon #262218

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 20, 1979
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(Studio) Jay Solomon's task in cleaning up corruption in General Services Administration after President Carter appointed him outlined. Cleanup noted to have troubles and Solomon on way out of office. His testimony to House with regard to situation reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Attitude of House government activities subcommittee toward Solomon, his investigation and treatment he's received from White House noted. [Representative Jack BROOKS - comments on apparent efforts to oust Solomon.] [Representative Robert WALKER - comments.] Solomon's lack of criticism for President Carter mentioned. [SOLOMON - doesn't know what has been found, but someone has become nervous about investigation. Says present job is depressing.] Committee revelation that FBI has opened probe of Solomon's personal activities at GSA; subcommittee chairperson's remarks stated. Attorney General Griffin Bell's statement given.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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