NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 30, 1978
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(Studio) General Services Administration corruption investigation noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Details of alleged corrupt practices in General Services Administration given. Exs. given, incl. overcharge for painting General Services Administration headquarters News conference held by General Services Administration administration Jay Solomon and special cnsl. Vincent Alto described. [ALTO - says this might be biggest money scandal in history of United States government States estimate given to Senator Lawton Chiles' committee in June.] Expected firings and indictments of General Services Administration employees reported [SOLOMON - expects about 50 indictments in next few mos.] Grand jury probes underway in Boston, DC and Baltimore and expected probes in NYC, Brooklyn and Newark-noted.
REPORTER: James Polk
(Studio) Solomon's comments about views of some General Services Administration employees that he won't last long in position quoted. President Carter's choice of Solomon to head General Services Administration mentioned.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch