NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 08, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Mingo Cnty., West Virginia: Ken Bode) Local pols. in Mingo Cnty., West Virginia, featured. [Disc JOCKEY - talks about corruption here and introduces Jimmy Wolford's song "I Hate to See a Friend Go to Jail."] Song played and scenes shown in attempts of clean up corruption in Mingo Cnty. Tuesday's primary elecs. previewed; scenes shown of campaign posters. ["Williamson Daily News" editor Wally WARDEN - says it will be unique election] [Larry HAMRICK - says you had to be part of org. to be elected; lists fees for buying political ofcs.] [Assistant United States attorney Joe SAVAGE - explains bribery system during old elecs.] [US attorney Mike CAREY - says vote-buying won't be tolerated.] Stmt. from convicted former sheriff Johnny Owens that Republican Governor Arch Moore shipped cash to county Democrats quoted. [OWENS - describes bribery efforts of Moore.] Denial by Moore, now governor again, of Owens' chgs. reported; photograph shown. [WARDEN - assumes Moore made deal with Democrats in 1972.] Cand. Claude Hatcher shown campaign; Wolford shown singing his song.
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