NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 14, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Lisa Myers) The ongoing politics of the ethics investigation of House Speaker Newt Gingrich involving the tape of a cell telephone call between Gingrich and fellow Republicans that may have been given to the press by Democratic Representative Jim McDermott, who today stepped down from the investigating committee reported. [Gingrich tape maker Alice MARTIN - says she thought she was doing the right thing.] [Representative Bill PAXON - calls for an investigation.] [Former prosecutor Joseph DiGENOVA - says all involved with the tape are in trouble.]
(Washington: Fred Francis) The lack of security in cell telephone transmission and the laws regarding intercepting cell telephone signals examined; details given. [Tape makers John and Alice MARTIN - talk about the telephone call they taped of Gingrich and other Republicans.] [Former FBI Skip BRANDON - comments.]
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