NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 18, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) Securities and Exchange Commission and "Wall Street Journal's" investigations into alleged insider trading involving former Journal columnist River Foster Winans and former Kidder, Peabody and Company, Incorporated stockbroker Peter Brant examined; background to scandal explained. Photos shown. Possible amount realized by Brant's attorney David Clark from Brant's insider information noted; Lynn Brant mentioned; Clark's purchase of Quotron stock just prior to "Journal" column on Quotron cited as example American Stk. Exchange said first to realize Clark and Brant's relationship with Winans. [American Stk. Exchange chairperson Arthur LEVITT, Junior - explains economy implications of insider info.] [PEOPLE - offer different reactions to scandal.] Clark's inability to understand furor noted.
REPORTER: Brian Ross
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