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Enron Investigation / Politics #651341

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 18, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Linda Douglass) The investigation of Enron's finances examined. [Former Enron employee Clayton VERNON - says Enron had shell companies in the Cayman Islands.] Vernon's e-mail exchange with Enron CEO Kenneth Lay quoted. [Vernon's attorney Eli GOTTESDIENER - cites Enron's losses.] Lay's purchase and sale of company stock noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The flight of politicians away from Enron examined; list shown of politicians returning contributions. [Yesterday, Senator Kay Bailey HUTCHISON - says she is giving Enron-related money to charities.] [Democracy 21 Fred WERTHEIMER - says Enron is radioactive!] [Enron employee Jonathan RYAN - says the politicians are just distancing themselves from Enron.] [Center for Public Integrity Charles LEWIS - comments on the Enron story.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The "outrage file" introduced.

(Houston: David Wright) The story of fired Enron employee and wife Larry and Patty Trujillo presented. [Larry TRUJILLO - says Enron defaulted on his moving expenses.] [Patty TRUJILLO - comments on their financial situation.]

Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
Wright, David

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