NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's reported approval for ouster of deputy General Services Administration administration Robert Griffin, friend of House speaker Tip O'Neill, noted. Current investigation of corruption chgs. against General Services Administration reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Fraud cases being investigated in Baltimore, Boston, Fort Worth, on w. coast and at CIA building in Langley, Virginia, given as exs. of alleged corruption in GSA. President Carter's statement about situation quoted; extent of investigation, include Justice Department attys. participation, described. General Services Administration administration Jay Solomon's reported desire to see deputy administration Griffin ousted because of Griffin's control in agency noted. Films and photos shown. Speaker O'Neill's reaction to rumors of Griffin's impending release quoted. Griffin's hometown in O'Neill's district, Somerville, Massachusetts, mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney
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