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Washington Notebook (U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department Investigation) #327615

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 24, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Further investigation into embezzlement in HUD Department under Secretary Sam. Pierce during Ronald Reagan's president featured; story in "New York Times" that US Housing and Urban Development officials solicited donations from people they regulated reported [At hearings former assistant US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Joseph STRAUSS - comments on US Housing and Urban Development fraud.] Contractors' hiring of consultants, like former Interior Secretary James Watt, former Attorney General John Mitchell and ex-Senator Edward Brooke, for their dealings with US Housing and Urban Development detailed. [Representative Charles SCHUMER - discusses US Housing and Urban Development mismanagement] [In response to question from Representative Barney Frank, former US Housing and Urban Development INSPECTOR GENEAL - comments.] US Housing and Urban Development officials Deborah Gore Dean and Marilyn Harrell mentioned. [HARRELL - testifies.] [SCHUMER - comments.] [On "Face the Nation", US Housing and Urban development Secretary Jack KEMP - comments.] [Representative Christopher SHAYS - says influence peddling is alive and well in DC.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Fort Worth, Texas: Scott Pelley) Disappearance of money at US Housing and Urban Development regional offce in Texas featured.; details given of embezzlement chgs. against Reba Lovell. [Acting regional director Walter SEVIER - discusses US Housing and Urban Development finances.] Review of deal in Arlington, Texas, involving former Reagan campaign director Gerald Carmen given. [Texas contractor Anthony LEMASTER - comments on deal.] [Arlington housing authority Charles CLAWSON - talks about consultancies.]

Pelley, Scott;
Schieffer, Bob

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