ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1980
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REPORTER: Max Robinson
(NYC) Role of Melvin Weinberg in setting up Abscam defendants Representative Michael Myers and Mayor Angelo Errichetti outlined; efforts by defense attys. John Duffy and Richard Ben-Veniste to smear Weinberg's character and Weinberg's response reported; attys. quoted. Weinberg noted recing. payment and drop of prison sentence by FBI for his help; prosecution's defense of using Weinberg mentioned.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien
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