CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1982
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(Studio) Resignation of Representative Fred Richmond announced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Richmond's successful plea bargaining with criminal prosecutors examined. [August 16, RICHMOND - intends to run in Congress race.J Richmond's guilty plea to tax evasion, marijuana possession and violating of federal salary law discussed; other chgs. listed on screen. [US attorney Edward KORMAN - considers Richmond tragic figure.] Background to Richmond's legal problems recalled beginning with morals charge; possible sentence and fine mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley Artist: Tom Christopher
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