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Whitewater Case / Arkansas Trial / Verdict #612636

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 28, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The convictions in the Whitewater trial in Little Rock of Governor Jim Guy Tucker and Jim and Susan McDougal on charges of fraudulently receiving federally insured loans announced.

(White House: Brian Williams) The official response of the administration to the case and the spin on the verdict that may renew momentum on the whole Whitewater affair discussed. [On the White House lawn, President CLINTON - gives a statement and answers questions.] [Defendant Jim McDOUGAL, special prosecutor Kenneth STARR - react to the verdict.] The videotaped testimony from Clinton that the defense hoped would counter the allegations made by former banker David Hale that Clinton pressured him to make an illegal loan to Susan McDougal recalled.

(Washington: Tim Russert) More discussion on the political implications of the verdicts in the trial presented. The Republicans' tenacious attack on Clinton's character and Senator Alfonse D'Amato's witch-hunt said renewed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Russert, Tim;
Williams, Brian

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