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Olympics / Bribery Scandal / Japan #384169

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 19, 1999
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(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Salt Lake City: Bill Whitaker) Resignation of Finnish International Olympic committee member Pirjo Haeggman reported. [John Hancock president David D'ALESSANDRO - says sponsoring a tarnished Olympics could harm his company's reputation.] [Marketing agent Mark DOWLEY - says he has concerns about the scandal not being handled swiftly.]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Nagano, Japan: Barry Petersen) The burning in Nagano, Japan, of Olympics- related financial records that make it impossible to prove bribery gifts to International Olympic Committee members reported; examples cited of gifts and amounts spent.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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