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General Services Administration Corruption #51607

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 13, 1978
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(Studio) Report is 1st in series on General Services Administration and recently revealed corruption in agency.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Report deals with methods used in stealing from GSA. Background of General Services Administration and corruption in it given. Editorial cartoons on subject, from various newspapers, shown and dates given. Painting contractor Robert Lowry noted as person who revealed corruption in agency; details of Lowry's statements given, include bribe demands of former Veterans Administration building manager [LOWRY - reports other actions of Veterans Administration building manager Describes other activities contractors must engage in with building mgrs., include taking them to Archibald's topless bar for lunch.] Contractors' rewards in return for this treatment of building mgrs. described, using Lowry's experiences with CIA building, Forrestal Building, and building hsing. Bureau of Indian Affairs as exs.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(Studio) Upcoming report in series on General Services Administration outlined.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:04:10

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