NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 01, 1983
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(Studio) Former Environmental Protection Agency official Rita Lavelle reported convicted of perjury; background to case recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Lavelle's verdict examined. [LAVELLE - is disappointed.] Charges against her, involving her former employer Aerojet General Corp., reviewed; President Reagan recalled firing her. [Feb. 23, 1983, LAVELLE - denies using superfund for political activities.] Arguments presented by defense attorney James Bierbower and prosecutor William Hendricks outlined; Lavelle's possible sentence mentioned.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy Artist: Arthur Lien
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