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White House Crisis / Lewinsky #420291

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 23, 1998
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Reports introduced.

(White House: John King) The latest moves in the sex scandal involving President Clinton and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky featured; details given of the offer to Lewinsky of complete immunity from prosecution in exchange for her testimony against the President. [Lewinsky lawyer William GINSBURG - says the talks were fruitless; says his client is a target by Whitewater special prosecutor Ken Starr.] White House damage control and strategy described. [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says she believes the allegations are untrue.]

(Moscow: Betsy Aaron) Reaction to the Clinton sex scandal in Russia presented. [RUSSIANS, sociologist Vsevolod MARINOV, analyst Sergei MARKOV - (thru translator) react; say it shows Clinton's virility and express appreciation for what they see as Clinton's machismo.]

Aaron, Betsy;
King, John;
Meserve, Jeanne

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