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Enron Investigation / Baxter Suicide / Stock Analysis #651471

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 2002
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Houston: Mike von Fremd) The suicide of former Enron vice chairman J. Clifford Baxter examined; details given about the class action lawsuit filed against Baxter and other executives and of the mention of Baxter in the letter to Enron chairman from accountant Sherron Watkins. [Sugar Land, Texas, police Department sergeant Truman BODY, Pat WHITT - say it appears to be a suicide.] [Former Enron employee Tammy GIFFROW, former Enron employee Johnnie WILLIAMS - talk about Baxter.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) "The Outrage File" introduced.

(Studio: Betsy Stark) Analysts' support of Enron stock even as its price began to fall examined; a timetable cited. [Enron employee John ALLARIO - says he was told Enron had an upside.] [Enron analyst Mike HEIM - wishes he studied the company more.] [Baruch College accounting professor Doug CARMICHAEL - says analysts should have been asking more questions.]

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Betsy;
von Fremd, Mike

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