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Abscam / Myers Tapes #267262

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1980
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(Studio) Supreme Court ruling on FBI's Abscam videotapes of former Representative Michael Myers announced; Myers' recent conviction of bribery and expulsion from Congress recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Videotapes featuring Myers, Camden, New Jersey, Mayor Angelo Errichetti, Mel Weinberg and undercover FBI agent shown, discussed; Myers' defense of actions recalled. Later tape featuring Myers, Philadelphia attorney Howard Criden and 2 FBI undercover agents shown, discussed. Myers' defense argument during trial recalled; possible implications of release today of tapes noted.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) Further broadcast of Abscam tapes tonight announced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

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