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New York City / Myerson Controversy #316110

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 11, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(NYC: Charles Osgood) Controversy over allegations of corruption by Bess Myerson involving her relationship with tax evader Carl Capasso while NYC commissioner of cultural affairs, appointed by Mayor Edward Koch, examined; details given, scenes shown. Significance of her 1945 Miss America win explained; file footage shown. Myerson's career, include appointment as commissioner of consumer affairs by Mayor John Lindsay, reviewed. Scandal noted beginning with discovery that Myerson had given job to daughter of judge who heard Capasso's alimony case. [Judge's daughter Sukhreet GABEL - comments.] Investigation's findings outlined. [KOCH -considers her actions dishonest, deplorable; describes their current rel.]

Reporter(s):
Osgood, Charles;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:40

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