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Hatfield Investigation #539068

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 09, 1984
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(Studio) FBI and Senator Ethics Committee reported investigating payments from Greek businessman to Senator Mark Hatfield's wife.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Allegations against Hatfield, stemming from his aid to financier Basil Tsakos and later payment to Hatfield's wife, reviewed; Hatfield's role as liaison between Tsakos with Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, Energy Secretary Don. Hodel and Sudan's President Gaafar Mohammed Nimeiry noted. Tsakos' payments to realtor Antoinette Hatfield discussed. [HATFIELD - denies relationship between wife's payments and his work on Tsakos' trans-African pipeline.] [Tsakos' attorney William CASSELMAN II - reads client's statement] FBI investigation thought lasting through fall.
REPORTER: James Polk

(Studio) Senator Howard Baker's reaction to situation reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Polk, James

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