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Donovan Indictment #87353

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1984
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(NYC) Report in progress. Indictment of Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan examined. [Mario MEROLA - claims Donovan participated in Schiavone construction company scheme.] Alleged role of reputed mobster William Masselli in Schiavone fraud of government mentioned. [DONOVAN - accuses Merola of misusing his office] Donovan said wanting to minimize political risk to President Reagan; personal risks involved for him considered.
REPORTER: Michael Connor

(NYC) Donovan reported seeking leave of absence from cabinet post.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Connor, Michael;
Jennings, Peter

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