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Closeup (General Services Administration Corruption) #51682

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1978
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(Studio) Continue series on General Services Administration corruption with regard to government's building lease arrangements.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) General Services Administration investigation into building lease arrangements noted. [General Services Administration director Jay SOLOMON - reports discoveries already made in probe. Isn't sure if fault is landlords' or GSA's.] Ex. given of General Services Administration questioning of lease is that of Patrick Henry Building in DC. Building reported to mostly house Labor Department Govt. Lease agreement made about building when International Communications Agency (formerly United States Information Agency) moved in mentioned; details given. Outlook for General Services Administration to determine whether other government building leases are good business propositions outlined. Comment on difficulty in doing this, by GSA official, cited.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(Studio) Upcoming item in series noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank

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