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Donovan Resignation #302398

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 15, 1985
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(NYC) Resignation of Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan due to his indictment for fraud and larceny reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Donovan's decision to resign after New York state judge refused to dismiss chgs. against him and co-defs. examined; films shown. President Reagan's continued loyalty to him mentioned. [Donovan's attorney William BITTMAN - denies client's guilt.] [October 1984, DONOVAN - dismisses validity of indictment.] Back- ground to indictments of Donovan and bus. associates in his Schiavone Construction Company, Incorporated, reviewed; judge's decision today and Donovan's written response quoted on screen. [Bronx district attorney Mario MEROLA - comments on court's ruling.] Allegations of ties with organized crime recalled following Donovan since his nomination as Labor Secretary
REPORTER: Rita Braver

Braver, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob

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