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Washington, DC / Barry Investigation #319517

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 26, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Bruce Morton) DC's Mayor Marion Barry reported sighted with ex-DC empl. Charles Lewis at Ramada Inn. Hotel empls. reported claiming that Lewis offered to trade cocaine for sex. "Washington Post" article quoted with regard to DC police arriving on scene and then leaving after discovering that Mayor Barry was with Lewis. Barry's 1984 drug-related affair with Karen Johnson and his presence at drug party in 1981 recalled. [BARRY - denies that he uses drugs.] Barry quoted with regard to various Washington, DC problems. [BARRY - comments.] Barry's political success despite corruption problems within his administration noted.

Morton, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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