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Operation Brilab #508772

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 11, 1980
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(Studio) FBI's Operation Brilab explained; role of labor unions and govt agencies in Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma noted. Among witnesses testifying before grand jury with regard to bribes and kickbacks are speaker of Texas house and several Houston politicians.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Houston, Texas) Speaker Bill Clayton's remarks with regard to money offered him by labor leader L.G. Moore and man posing as Prudential Ins. Company agent reported; Clayton's reason for taking money cited. [CLAYTON - says he didn't want to embarrass Moore.] FBI's subpoenaing of several city council members as well noted. [Mayor Jim McCONN - comments.] Prudential's claim of ignorance with regard to alleged bribes of council and city's coverage with Prudential outlined.
REPORTER: Sandy Gilmour (KPRC-TV newstape)

Chancellor, John

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