ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 05, 1981
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Senator Ethics Committee reported beginning formal investigation into conduct of Senator Harrison Williams, recently convicted in Abscam trial; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Ethics Committee's position with regard to investigation of Williams discussed. [Committee chairperson Senator Malcolm WALLOP - thinks life will be easier if Williams abstains from duties during inquiry.] Williams' statement quoted on screen; implications of Senator action noted.
REPORTER: Brit Hume
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.