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Nofziger / Trial #560655

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 11, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ex-White House aide Lyn Nofziger's history with President Reagan reviewed. Nofziger's convictions for ethics law violations announced. Report introduced.

(DC: James Polk) Nofziger shown arriving at trial. Nofziger reported found guilty on three counts of influence peddling. Nofziger shown congratulating bus. partner for acquittal. [NOFZIGER - condemns law.] Nofziger's violations outlined. [Special prosecutor James McKAY - comments on situation.] Nofziger's involvement in Wedtech Corporation scandal discussed. [NOFZIGER - comments on situation.] Letter from Nofziger to Attorney General Edwin Meese shown and discussed. [Juror Towana BRAXTON - says Meese didn't recall much.] Meese's investigation mentioned. [McKAY - comments on Meese investigation.] [JURORS - say not verdict on Reagan administration] [BRAXTON - comments on working with evidence presented.] [NOFZIGER - says verdict doesn't reflect upon Reagan administration] [REAGAN - refuses comment.] Nofziger shown kissing wife upon leaving court Punishments facing Nofziger listed. Sentencing announced. [NOFZIGER - says plans appeal.] (Artist: Betty Wells)

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ex-White House aide Michael Deaver's conviction mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Polk, James

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