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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 26, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President George Bush's views on ethics in government discussed. [During speech to government mgrs., BUSH - comments on policy of knowing right from wrong.] Ethics office investigation of Representative Jim Wright recalled. Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Schieffer) Conservative lobbyists reported urging House Ethics Committee to censure Wright for allegedly using book profits to avoid campaign fin. laws. Committee discussed; Representative Charles Pashayan mentioned. [Conservative campaign. Fund spokesperson Peter FLAHERTY - comments on urging Pashayan's constituents to convince their representative to vote for dismissal of Wright.] [Representative Louis STOKES - says Flaherty's actions were wrong.] [PASHAYAN - comments.] Committee noted concluding investigation in a month

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:50

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