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Cong. Sex Scandals / Ray / Gravel / Gray / Young-Gardner #43814

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 12, 1976
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(Studio) Elizabeth Ray rptdly. tells investigators she was ordered to have sex with Senator Mike Gravel to gain political favor for ex-Representative Ken Gray. Gray and Gravel deny charges. Ex-Congress secretary Colleen Gardner ready to testify she was on the Gray-owned hseboat. when Ray-Gravel encounter occurred. Gardner claims Representative John Young paid her high salary for her sexual favors. Young denies charges but refuses comment. Representative Wayne Hays improving from sleeping pill overdose. Hays admits Ray was mistress but denies she didn't do any work for her pay. Doctors have not yet asked Hays if he tried to kill self. British television station fades out interview with Ray because it was boring; cartoon shown instead. Ray in London to publicize her book.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Bell, Steve

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