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Elizabeth Ray / Hays #488975

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 04, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Elizabeth Ray who says she was paid federal money to be Hays' mistress.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [RAY - notes her lack of parents as a child.]
REPORTER: Sam Iker

(Marshall, North Carolina) Ray's mother lives in trailer. She doesn't approve of daughter's actions and fears it will cause trouble in the community. Ray grew up as "Betty Lou." Her personality traits noted. She graduated from high school in 1962. Her high school background cited. [Ex-classmate Janie RANDALL - admires Ray for her guts and ambition.] Ray's jobs after high school listed. She was chosen Miss Virginia in Miss International United States of America contest. Ray came to Washington, DC in 1968; hired by ex-Representative Ken. Gray in 1972 and joined Hays' staff in 1974.
REPORTER: Sam Iker

(DC) Ray and agent considering ways to capitalize on her publicity. Says she'd like to go into public relations work.
REPORTER: Sam Iker

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Iker, Sam
Duration:
00:02:50

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