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WorldCom / Corporate Scandal / House Hearings / Ebbers #704967

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 08, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Bob Schieffer) The House investigation into the WorldCom corporate accounting scandal featured; scenes shown of executives testifying. [Representative Bernard SANDERS†, REPRESENTATIVE - say they cannot understand how a major accounting firm can have missed major problems.] [Former WorldCom, Inc. CEO Bernard EBBERS†, former CFO Scott SULLIVAN†- say they have not done anything wrong, invoke the Fifth Amendment.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The view Ebbers held by people in Clinton, Mississippi, given; scenes shown from Clinton. [WOMAN - says everyone knows Ebbers; says she hopes he was not involved.] [Clinton Mayor Rosemary AULTMANN†- says Ebbers taught Mississippians that they can do anything.] [EBBERS†- says he does not have anything to hide.] [WorldCom CEO John SIDGMORE†- says he has no idea whether Ebbers was involved in anything.] [MAN - says people do not have enough information.]

Mason, Anthony;
Roberts, John;
Schieffer, Bob

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