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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 25, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Betsy Aaron) In New York pre-sentencing hearing for junk bond tycoon Michael Milken, defense attorneys reported asking for community service sentence as drug counselor; details given of crimes. Easy sentencing for white collar criminals examined; examples given of Michael Deaver, Leona Helmsley and Zsa Zsa Gabor. [Vera Institution of Justice president Michael SMITH - says they should be doing same hard physical labor community service as blue collar criminals.] [GABOR, Gabor's boss at shelter Vera DAVIS - comment on Gabor's sentence.] [Designer of community service sentences criminologist Jerome MILLER - says whites are not about to punish our own.] [CRIMINAL - comments.]

Aaron, Betsy;
Rather, Dan

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