NBC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1981
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(Studio) Earl Butz reported pleading guilty to income tax evasion.
(Fort Wayne, IN) Butz resignation as Secretary Agriculture due to telling racial joke recalled. [BUTZ - shown on old tape discussing agriculture.] Butz career as lecturer noted. His plea in court recounted. [US attorney David READY - explains plea bargaining.] Sentencing prospects detailed.
REPORTER: Norma Quarles (WDAY-TV tape) Artist: Verna Sadock
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