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White Collar Crime / Poll #304561

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 08, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(DC) Justice Department's claim to be cracking down on white collar criminals noted. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - alleges effort against econ. crime.] Findings of "CBS News-New York Times" poll of public's assessment of situation outlined on screen; government mentioned using sentences given Paul Thayer and Jake Butcher to illustrate their argument. Lack of penalties for corporate execs. of General Dynamics and E.F. Hutton, despite all admitting fraud recently, noted. [Attorney Ronald GOLDFARB - criticizes fraud.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Poll methods described.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Schakne, Robert;
Spencer, Susan

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