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New York / Paterson / Spitzer Prostitution Scandal #899670

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 13, 2008
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.

(Albany, New York: Mike Taibbi) David Paterson, who will become New York’s governor when Eliot Spitzer steps down due to a prostitution scandal, profiled; photos shown of the prostitute “Kristen,” who was identified as Ashley Alexandra Dupre††, and of Paterson’s father, Basil Paterson. [PATERSON – comments on Spitzer and the job ahead; jokes about lobbyists as prostitutes.] [MAN – comments.] [State senator Joseph BRUNO††- says he wants to partner with Paterson.] [In Harlem, MAN; Abyssinian Baptist Church Rev. Calvin BUTTS†– support Paterson.]

Curry, Ann;
Taibbi, Mike

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