CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 23, 1983
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(Studio) Resignation of Federal Aviation Administration administration J. Lynn Helms announced; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Controversy surrounding Helms' private business practices examined; films shown. Trans. Department's ethics office said investigating current allegations against Helms. His letter of resignation to President Reagan shown, quoted on screen; Helms' handling of PATCO air traffic controllers strike recalled. Chgs. of impropriety in his business dealings by "Wall Street Journal" outlined on screen, discussed. Delay in Helms' response to ethics investigation considered.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
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