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Nofziger Trial #317959

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 10, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Trial of former Reagan aide Lyn Nofziger for influence peddling reported; details given, scenes shown. Charges by indep. cnsl. James McKay against Nofziger's lobbyist role outlined on screen; Wedtech Corporation mentioned. [In July 1987, NOFZIGER - proclaims innocence.] Embarrassment of trial to Reagan administration noted. Charges involving Nofziger and Attorney General Edwin Meese with regard to Wedtech detailed. Recent investigations of Reagan assocs. Meese and Michael Deaver reported [December 1987, Deaver prosecutor Whitney North SEYMOUR - discusses DC's lack of concern with ethics in government] [University of California at Berkeley political scientist Nelson POLSBY - criticizes loose talk re: ethics.] Govt. ethics issues reported appearing on children's TV; scenes shown from Nickelodeon. [KIDS - talk about slimy government officials.]

Braver, Rita;
Spencer, Susan

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