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Senate Williams / Expulsion #77369

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 03, 1982
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(Studio) Senator reported beginning deliberation on expulsion of Senator Harrison Williams, convicted recently of bribery.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [WILLIAMS - considers self framed.] Jesse Bright in 1862 noted the last Senator expelled. [Senator Alan CRANSTON - sets parameters of Williams case.] Details of today's session, presided over by Vice President George Bush and attended by Williams' wife Jeanette, examined; chairperson Malcolm Wallop quoted. FBI videotape of Williams shown, remarks transcribed on screen. Senator Howell Heflin quoted on screen; focus of Williams' defense outlined.

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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