NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Senator Ethics Committee special cnsl. Robert Bennett reported investigating Senators Dennis DeConcini, John McCain, John Glenn, Don. Riegle and Alan Cranston, who allegedly used their influence with bank regulators in protection of Lincoln Savings and Loan; former owner Chas. Keating mentioned. [DeCONCINI, McCAIN, GLENN - comment on investigation.] Ethics Committee reported broadening its investigation of Senator Alfonse D'Amato's role in US Housing and Urban Development Department scandal. Committee's probe into book publishing deal of Senator David Durenberger mentioned. Senate leaders reported urging adoption of ethics reform bill and pay raise.