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Whitewater Case / Arkansas Trial / Verdict #369636

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 28, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Scott Pelley) The convictions in the Whitewater trial in Little Rock of Governor Jim Guy Tucker and Jim and Susan McDougal on charges of fraudulently receiving federally insured loans featured; courtroom sketches shown. The videotaped testimony from President Clinton that the defense hoped would counter the allegations made by former banker David Hale that Clinton pressured him to make an illegal loan to Susan McDougal recalled and the closing arguments noted. [Defendant Jim McDOUGAL, prosecutor Ray JAHN - react to the verdict.] (Artist: Bill Robles)

(White House: Rita Braver) The official response of the administration to the case and the spin on the verdict that may renew momentum on the whole Whitewater affair discussed. [On the White House lawn, CLINTON - gives a statement and answers questions.]

Braver, Rita;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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