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HUD Department / Investigation #327953

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 14, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Terence Smith) Congress hearings reported focusing upon role of former U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary Sam. Pierce in corrupt hsing. projects. [Former US Housing and Urban Development official Shirley McVay WISEMAN - testifies with regard to Pierce's involvement with troubled Durham, North Carolina, hsing. project; contradicts Pierce's earlier testimony.] [25 May, PIERCE - denies ever telling empls. to fund project.] [Former Durham mayor and Pierce's friend Charles MARKHAM - denies discussing project with Pierce.] [Former US Housing and Urban Development official Janet HALE - testifies with regard to letters receive from Pierce authorizing project.] Role of Pierce's assistant Deborah Gore Dean discussed.

Rather, Dan;
Smith, Terence

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