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Enron Investigation / Duncan / Politics #652906

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 23, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The continuing investigations into the Enron energy company bankruptcy scandal reported; details given of fired Arthur Andersen executive David Duncan decision to plead the Fifth Amendment and refuse to answer questions. [Representative James GREENWOOD - says he still hopes Duncan will testify.] [CBS News legal analyst Andrew COHEN - says most people who plan to plead the Fifth Amendment are not required to do it publicly.] Congressional appearance for Andersen attorney Nancy Temple noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) The efforts of members of both political parties to distance themselves from Enron reported. [White House Press Secretary Ari FLEISCHER - says the White house position has not changed.] [On Tuesday, President BUSH - says many shareholders did not get all the facts.] [Former White House Chief of Staff John PODESTA - says members of the Bush administration may not have done anything wrong.] CBS poll findings cited. [Former Justice Department attorney Bruce FEIN - says he sees no reason for government secrecy.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John

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