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Enron Investigation / Andersen Auditors / Texas Lawsuits #651275

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 13, 2002
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The investigation of the destruction of Enron documents by the Arthur Andersen accounting firm and Enron's ties to President Bush's administration examined; details given about the memo calling for audit material to be destroyed. [Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - raises the issue of obstruction of justice by Andersen.] Statement from Andersen quoted. [Commerce Secretary Donald EVANS - says he told White House chief of staff Andrew Card about his call from Enron.] [Treasury Secretary Paul O'NEILL - explains why he did not tell the president about Lay's call.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Houston: Mike von Fremd) The lawsuits against Enron in Texas examined. [Texans for Public Justice Craig McDONALD - says few Texas politicians are not linked to Enron.] [Enron investors and employees attorney Tom CUNNINGHAM - worries about the politicians.] [Former Enron worker Charles PRESTWOOD - says retirees are too old to start over.]

Douglass, Linda;
Simpson, Carole;
von Fremd, Mike

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