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NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 25, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Representative Jim Wright reported planning to resign next wk.; details of ethics investigation given; Representative Tony Coelho noted presiding over House of Representatives Wright statement quoted on screen. [Representative Robert TORRICELLI - is trying to get chgs. with regard to George Mallick's payment of salary to Betty Wright dropped.] Representative Chester Atkins noted helping Republicans block deal. [Representatives John MYERS, Pat WILLIAMS, Thomas FOLEY - comment.] Reporter comments on Coelho's future in House leadership after "Los Angeles Times" article reported that Justice Department is investigating his fins. Representatives Richard Gephardt, William Gray noted possibly running for majority leader

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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