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Defense Department / Corruption Investigation #323882

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 27, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Ex-Pentagon official Jack Sherman reported convicted of fraud for his role in Defense Department corruption scandal; details given. Investigation noted uncovering widespread fraud in Pentagon contracts. [US attorney Henry HUDSON - comments on upcoming indictments.] Ex-Unisys Corp. empls. Robert Barrett and Joseph Hill reported admitting to giving illegal campaign contributions to Representatives Roy Dyson, William Dickinson, Bill Chappell, Richard Ray and Senator Jim Sasser. Sasser reported returning contribution he received. [HUDSON - says investigation is major] Sources quoted with regard to methods by which money was funnelled to cands. from Unisys execs.

Schieffer, Bob;
Engberg, Eric

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