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Enron Scandal / Baxter Suicide / Bankruptcy #654486

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Sugar Land, Texas: Jim Avila) The suicide of former Enron energy company executive J. Clifford Baxter featured. [Sugar Land, Texas, police sergeant Truman BODY - says nobody knows why Baxter killed himself.] [Sherron Watkins' attorney Philip HILDER - says his client had respect for Baxter.] [Representative Jim GREENWOOD - says Baxter seemed to be a "potential whistle-blower".] [Former co-worker Michael MILLER - says Baxter was considered powerful within Enron.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The sale of Enron's assets to settle the bankruptcy reported; map shown of Enron natural gas pipelines across the US. [Portland General Electric lineman Tim RAMSEY - says he is starting over again at 55 because his retirement money is gone.] [Sanders Morris Harris energy analyst John OLSON - says Enron is "a shadow of its former self".] [Senior Edward Jones utility analyst Brian YOUNGBERG - says Enron will be liquidated.]

Avila, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Anne

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