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Corporate Corruption / Waksal / Kozlowski / Cheney #707697

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 07, 2002
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(Studio: Matt Lauer) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The government’s indictment of former ImClone CEO Sam Waksal for insider trading and fraud featured; details given of Martha Stewart’s involvement in the case.

(Studio: Matt Lauer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The investigation of former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski†† for misuse of company funds featured; details given of Kozlowski’s extravagant lifestyle. [Former federal prosecutor Robert MINTZ†- says this is a very disturbing example of corporate greed and excess.] [Scully & Scully Home Furnishings Alice WAYNERIGHT†- explains how Kozlowski’s shower curtain could cost $6,000.] [Former Tyco employee Susan SMART†- comments on Kozlowski.]

(Studio: Matt Lauer) President Bush’s appearance in Mississippi noted.

(Crawford, Texas: Campbell Brown) An appearance by Vice President Dick Cheney in California following a period of low visibility featured; details given of the SEC investigation into Cheney’s involvement with Halliburton. [CHENEY – explains why he can’t talk about the investigation.] [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG†- comments on Cheney’s recent low public profile.] [Senior Cheney advisor Mary MATALIN†- says Cheney is in pursuit of putting in place policies for the president.] Cheney’s intention to stay on the ticket in 2004 noted.

Brown, Campbell;
Lauer, Matt;
Myers, Lisa;
Thompson, Anne

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