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Corporate Responsibility / Enron / White Testimony / Pitt #706413

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 18, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The Congressional appearance by Army Secretary Thomas White about his role as an Enron executive featured; details given about Enron’s involvement in the California energy crisis. [Before Congress, WHITE†- says he is ashamed by the company’s collapse.] [Senator Byron DORGAN†- questions White.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: David Gregory) SEC chairman Harvey Pitt’s decision to not excuse himself from cases involving his former clients featured; details given of recent criticisms against Pitt. [PITT – says that the fact that some of the companies were once his clients is not relevant.] [Senator John McCAIN†- comments on Pitt’s decision.] [Council of Institutional Investors Sarah TESLIK†- says the SEC chairman is expected to protect investors.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Further coverage on Pitt noted on “Capitol Report.”

Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David;
Myers, Lisa

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