NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 12, 2002
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Stock Market Report.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The corporate accountability requirement for CEOs to certify their financial statements featured; details given about former ImClone CEO Sam Waksal’s day in court; courtroom sketches shown. [WAKSAL – says he looks forward to addressing the charges in the appropriate forum.] [INVESTOR – says he doesn’t trust the people behind the stock market.] [Duke University School of Law James COX, Thomson First Call Chuck HILL- comment on the new requirement.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Dallas: Jim Cummins) The anger of former Enron employees over a cap placed on their severance pay featured; details given of severance pay to former Enron executives Kenneth Lay, Jeffrey Skilling and Andrew Fastow. [Former Enron employees Eric BOOTH, John MOORE, two other EMPLOYEES - express disgust at the deal.]