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ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 13, 2002
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tamala Edwards) The controversy over the background of deputy attorney general Larry Thompson, who was chosen by President Bush to head the corporate crime task force, reviewed; details given about Thompson's role with Providian Financial Corp., a credit card company that targeted low-income people who had problems getting credit; Justice Department statement defending Thompson quoted. [Yesterday, THOMPSON - says we'll be fair & just.] [Center for Public Integrity Charles LEWIS†- says Thompson was working for a sleazy company.] [Senator John EDWARDS - comments.]

Edwards, Tamala;
Woodruff, Bob

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