ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1976
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(Studio) Report on trial of ex-Governor Arch Moore and his ex-assistant, William Loy.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Charleston, West Virginia) Moore and wife arrive at court Jury selection completed. Govt. prosecutor, John Field III, says Moore and Loy extorted $25,000 from Theodore Price, president of Diversified Mountaineer Corp., now defunct. Firm built suburban high rise. Prosecution maintains that Price hoped to get state banking charter from Moore. Hank still unopened and unchartered. Moore attorney, Stanley Preiser, says Moore not guilty of anything but being good governor He says Price is liar.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid Artist: Freda Reiter
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