CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 17, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Independent special prosecutor Whitney North Seymour reported announcing former White House aide Michael Deaver's illegal lobbying symbolizes Reagan administration crisis. [SEYMOUR - Washington, DC ethics not what should be and ethics start at top.] Seymour noted criticizing Secretary of State George Shultz regarding Deaver trial testimony. [SEYMOUR - Shultz hadn't even read indictment before testifying.] [REPORTER - asks Shultz about Seymour's charges and is greeted with jeers.] Scenes shown of lobbyists at Congress budget meeting [Senator Arlen SPECTER - discusses proposed lobbying legislature] Deaver's attorney's statement quoted. (Artist: Don Juhlin)
(Studio: Dan Rather; DC: Rita Braver) Reasons for Seymour's stmts. discussed.
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