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Abscam Trial #272556

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 30, 1980
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(Studio) Conviction of 4 men in 1st Abscam case announced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Brooklyn, New York) Trial of Congress Michael Myers and others described. Role of convicted conspirator Mel Weinberg noted. [Jury forewoman Nancy BIEDRY - comments with regard to jury verdict.] [Representative MYERS - says he never intended to sell his office as a member of Congress] [Uniden. PEOPLE - talk about Myers.] Camden, New Jersey, Mayor Angelo J. Errichetti, attorney Howard Criden and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania cnclman. Louis Johanson named as others convicted in same trial. Trial of Congress Raymond Lederer said expected to begin on September 15.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft Artist: Al Herr

Kroft, Steve;
Schieffer, Bob

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