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Enron Investigation / Hearings #651458

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 24, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The opening of House and Senate hearings on Enron introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The House inquiry into document shredding at Enron examined; scenes shown from committee hearings. [Representative James GREENWOOD - raises questions.] [Former Arthur Andersen auditor David DUNCAN - declines to answer questions.] [Andersen's Dorsey BASKIN - reads statement blaming Duncan.] [Representatives Clifford STEARNS, Billy TAUZIN, Robert ANDREWS, Edward MARKEY, John DINGELL, Ted STRICKLAND - raise questions.] [Andersen attorney Nancy TEMPLE - denies knowing about shredding.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The resignation of Enron CEO Kenneth Lay noted. "The Outrage File" introduced.

(New York: Robert Krulwich) How Enron grew to be the seventh largest company in the country examined; diagrams shown to illustrate how Enron created little companies and created paper assets. [Former accounting professor Lee SEIDLER - says Enron "created" money figures.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABCNews interactive about Enron mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter;
Krulwich, Robert
Duration:
00:05:20

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