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Congress / Check-Bouncing Scandal #585502

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 14, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Henry Champ) Fallout of the Congressional check- bouncing scandal featured; AP's statement that it has obtained the names of 21 of the top abusers led by Representative Bob Mrazek and former Representative Tommy Robinson reported. [Representative Ben JONES - says it was "totally inadvertent."] [MAN - asks Jones why legislators have privileges.] [Georgia Congressional candidate John LINDER - alludes to scandal in speech.] Scenes shown of Representative Charles Wilson in Texas Red Bud Festival parade. [MAN - says people won't forget.] [WILSON, Representative Gerry SIKORSKI and WIFE, MAN - comment.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Interview held with Representative Vic Fazio. [FAZIO - talks about whether he is on the list of check bouncers, impact of the scandal on House reelection bids, how to deal with the scandal and whether the names should have been released.]

Champ, Henry;
Utley, Garrick

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