NBC Evening News for Monday, May 12, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Anne Thompson) A follow-up report on what has happened since the discovery that millions of dollars meant for education were being siphoned from inside the Department of Education for “conspicuous consumption” presented; details given of the theft ring led by former employee Elizabeth Mellen and credit card abuse by employees. [Lustine Chevrolet Mike COLABUCCI- comments on his suspicion of two men who wanted to pay cash for a Corvette.] [Secretary of Education Rod PAIGE- lists departmental corrections; says we’re going to be a model of accountability.]
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