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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Representative Jim Wright reported fighting for his political life after House Ethics Committee announced chgs. against him. [WRIGHT - denies wrongdoing.] Wright's affidavits with regard to wife Betty Wright's employment quoted; friend George Mallick mentioned. [Representative Bill RICHARDSON - says book deal is main issue.] Committee statement quoted with regard to Wright's book "Reflections of a Public Man". [Representative Pat WILLIAMS - comments.] Wright's oil deal discussed. [Wright attorney Thomas LAW - comments.] Wright reported claiming that he knew nothing of deal until this week
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Mitchell, Andrea
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