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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 04, 1976
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(Studio) Speaker House Carl Albert creates task force to assure propriety in use of House money. Sex scandal involving Representative Wayne Hays noted. Justice Department enters case of Missouri Representative William Clay and his travel vouchers.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Justice Department wants money returned for trips Congmen. never took or overbilled for. 1st year law student, Alan Hollander, initiated law suit against Clay. He could get 10% of money owed to government as reward if case won. Representative Wayne Hays warned Congmen. about billing after story about Clay circulated. 6 made restitution payments. Clay says problem due to accounting errors.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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