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Enron Investigation / Cheney Interview / Lay Interview #654527

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 28, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) GAO's request that Vice President Dick Cheney turn over documents from his meetings with Enron officials noted.

(White House: Campbell Brown) President Bush's promise to keep secret what took place between meetings of the vice president's task force and leaders of energy companies examined. [BUSH - says opinions must not be put in the public record.] [Representative Henry WAXMAN - speaks for the public.] [In interview, CHENEY - talks about the Enron collapse and the issue of "undue influence" for energy companies.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Interview held with Linda Lay, wife of the former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay. [LAY - says her husband is honest and moral; says the family bought stock and rode it to the bottom; indicates her husband was not told what was happening at Enron; blames the media for J. Clifford Baxter's suicide.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Further coverage of the Linda Lay interview on "Today" noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Brown, Campbell;
Myers, Lisa

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