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Corporate Corruption / Waksal #730488

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 10, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The question of why some former executives involved in corporate scandals, including Enron’s Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling and WorldCom’s Bernard Ebbers, have not been charged with anything examined; details given about the sentencing of former ImClone CEO Sam Waksal for insider trading & bank fraud; scenes shown of Waksal entering court; courtroom sketches by Jane Rosenberg shown; WorldCom board’s report quoted. [CBS News legal analyst Andrew COHEN†- questions the targeting of Waksal and Martha Stewart and not former Enron or WorldCom executives.] [Former US Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH†- says Ebbers created the environment that permitted accounting irregularities.] NOTE - Local weather bulletin on screen.

Rather, Dan;
Mason, Anthony

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