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HUD Investigation / Pierce / Gilliam Testimony #332510

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 30, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Terence Smith) Congressional investigation into HUD scandal featured; scenes shown from hearings when witness challenged former US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Samuel Pierce's denials of corruption in his department during Ronald Reagan's presidency. [At hearing, former Pierce aide DuBois GILLIAM - says US Housing and Urban Development was best political machine he has seen; says Pierce wanted him to work on funding for Hampton Institution] [On May 25, 1989, PIERCE - says he told no one to fund anything.] [Representative Charles SCHUMER - says Gilliam's testimony is the smoking gun.] [Pierce's attorney Paul PERITO - reacts to Gilliam's testimony.]

Rather, Dan;
Smith, Terence

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