NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 17, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Tulsa: Kevin Tibbles) The mistreatment of Indian immigrants working at the Tulsa oil pipeline manufacturer the John Pickle Co. featured; details given of investigation into the Pickle Co. [Several IMMIGRANTS – say they were treated like criminals.] [In shadow, former Pickle EMPLOYEE - says the Indians were cheap labor.] [Neighboring church member Mark MASSEY- says he thought he misunderstood when they told him how much they made.] [Attorney Kent FELTY- says this was a slave labor case.] [Former head of Justice Department Civil Rights Division Phil LEE- says these allegations are a shock.] [Earlier, company owner John PICKLE- says he denies the charges.]