NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 15, 1982
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(Studio) Judge recalled overturning conviction of former Representative Richard Kelly; Justice Department reported appealing ruling.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(DC) Abscam operation recalled; videotapes shown. Representatives Michael Myers, John Jenrette, Frank Thompson, John Murphy, Raymond Lederer, Richard Kelly, Senator Harrison Williams recalled convicted as well as losing pol. seats. [KELLY - thinks FBI and Justice Department operated outside law.] Judge William B. Bryant's decision considered. [Attorney Robert FLYNN - thinks client will win.] Probability that issue will reach Supreme Court noted.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson
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