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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1980
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(Studio) FBI reported releasing Abscam videotapes after Supreme Court rejected appeal argument by former Representative Michael Myers, recently convicted in bribery case.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Videotape featuring Myers, Camden, New Jersey, Mayor Angelo Errichetti, FBI agent Anthony Amoroso and FBI informant Melvin Weinberg shown, discussed; prosecution and defense arguments during trial recalled. Audio tape with Weinberg and Senator Harrison Williams heard, discussed; jury's verdict and possible sentence mentioned.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier

(Studio) Myers' conviction and expulsion from Congress recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Myers' reaction to release of tapes examined. [MYERS - comments. 1 His current reelec. efforts discussed; south Philadelphia's loyalty to its politicians noted.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Frazier, Stephen;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:05:00

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