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Clinton / Pardon Scandal / Rodham Investigation #396862

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 22, 2001
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(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) The response of former President Bill Clinton to the involvement Senator Hillary Clinton's brother Hugh Rodham in obtaining presidential pardons reported; details given of plans for Republicans to launch another investigation. [Hillary CLINTON - says she was shocked and heartbroken.] [At press conference, President BUSH - talks about granting pardons.] ["The Cook Political Report" Charlie COOK - asks which Clinton scandal more people will remember.]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Bob Schieffer) The denial from Senator Clinton that she knew anything about Rodham's involvement with the pardons and the arrest of former President Clinton's brother Roger on drunk driving charges reported. [Hillary CLINTON - says the news was a surprise.]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) The pardon of businessman/swindler Glenn Braswell and the commuting of the sentence of drug dealer Carlos Vignali reviewed; details given of the access of both men to considerable wealth. [Father Horatio VIGNALI - says he is grateful to President Clinton.]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Phil Jones) More information about the pardon of billionaire fugitive Marc Rich given. [Rich Foundation director Avner AZULAY - talks about Rich's response to the pardon.] [Former Rich prosecutor Martin AUERBACH - says Rich could not travel the world freely.] [Former US Marshal Service director Howard SAFIR - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim
Duration:
00:10:10

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