NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 05, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Jackson, Mississippi) Mud-slinging in Mississippi gubernatorial race between Democrat Bill Allain and Republican Leon Bramlett stemming from Bramlett camp's allegation that Allain hired male transvestite prostitutes for personal interaction examined; Bramlett's alleged investigation into charges outlined. [ALLAIN - claims accusations are lies.] Outcome of polygraph tests of prostitutes and of Allain noted; Allain mentioned producing statement from 1 prostitute's parents regarding son's lack of credibility. [BRAMLETT - claims Allain's efforts are whitewash.] [ALLAIN - responds.] Allain's stance on polygraph exams administered during political campaign outlined.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones