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Washington, DC Scandals / Money, Sex #488748

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 18, 1976
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(Studio) Justice Department investigating several congress mbrs.' expense accts. Representative Wayne Hays steps down from Chrmship. House Admin. Committee; Hays involved in sex scandal.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Hays' letter reviewed. Hays plans to run for reelection. Frank Thompson to take over Admin. Committee chrmship. [Audio difficulty.] Many congress members agree reform needed with regard to Admin. Committee's power.
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee

(Studio) Representative Allan Howe accused of asking police decoy prostitute for sex; Howe denies.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Salt Lake City, UT) [HOWE - plans to plead not guilty; denies accusations with regard to prostitute.]
REPORTER: Bill Brown

(Studio) Re: Justice Department probe, some congress members rptdly. made charges for car mileage, then took planes. Representative Ray Madden says he's not guilty; considering asking for more money. Others have already repaid House
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Brown, Bill;
Chancellor, John;
Ellerbee, Linda

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