CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 10, 2008
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(Studio: Armen Keteyian) The impact of this scandal examined; details given about the investigation into the link between Spitzer, aka “Client-9,” and the online prostitution ring Emperor’s Club VIP. [CBS News legal analyst Andrew COHEN†- comments on the legal ramifications for Spitzer.] The charges Spitzer might face discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(New York: Byron Pitts) Spitzer’s previously untarnished reputation featured; details given of his crusade against crime and his crackdown on corporate corruption. [On “60 Minutes” in 2002, SPITZER – speaks against wrongdoers.] [Today, SPITZER – says he failed to live up to the standard he expected of himself.] [“The Village Voice” Wayne BARRETT†- notes Spitzer’s loss of moral authority.] [On Wall Street, MAN – calls Spitzer a fool.] [State senator Joseph BRUNO†- states it is important to do the right thing.] [Politico.com’s Ben SMITH†- comments on Spitzer’s political future.] [Harvard Law School Alan DERSHOWITZ†- reacts.] The fact that Spitzer will be replaced by Lt. Gov. David Paterson†† if he resigns noted.
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