CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Studio: Allan Chernoff) The suicide of former Enron vice chairman J. Clifford Baxter examined; details given about the mention of Baxter in the letter to Enron chairman from accountant Sherron Watkins and of Baxter's rise in the ranks of Enron. [Sugar Land, Texas, police department sergeant Truman BODY - comments on the body.] Enron's statement about Baxter quoted.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The ripple effects of the Baxter suicide introduced.
(Washington: Kate Snow) The reasons why Congressional investigators wanted to talk to Baxter reviewed. The role of Vice President Dick Cheney in an energy task force within President Bush's administration examined; details given of Cheney's position on giving up information to the GAO.