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Abscam Trials / Thompson and Murphy / Kelly #508645

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 04, 1980
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(Studio) Representatives John Murphy and Frank Thompson, convicted last night in Abscam bribery trials, reported appealing.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Opening of Abscam trial of Representative Richard Kelly examined; films shown. [KELLY - comments.] [Feb. 6, 1980, KELLY - describes taking money.] His explanation of activities recalled. [KELLY - comments.] Jury selection process and anticipated length of trial mentioned.
REPORTER: James Polk Artist: Betty Wells

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Polk, James
Duration:
00:01:30

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