CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 02, 1981
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(Studio) No. of convictions in Abscam cases, following last night's conviction of Senator Harrison Williams, noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(NYC) [WILLIAMS - claims innocence.] Williams' defense argument recalled. [Juror Emil ZULLO - notes jury's position.] Williams and other representatives said trying to get Abscam operation declared illegal. [WILLIAMS - comments.] Complaints about FBI informant Melvin Weinberg recalled. [WEINBERG - describes behavior of honest man.] Williams said not resigning Senate seat despite Senator Ethics Committee beginning its investigation of him.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
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