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Stevens Indictment / A Discussion #900048

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 2008
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live discussion held with CNN's Joe Johns and Jeffrey Toobin about the Justice Department indictment against Alaska's Republican Senator Ted Stevens on charges related to gifts and services from the Veco oil services company. [In studio, TOOBIN - says it is not the crime, it is the coverup: that Stevens did not disclose taking the money; comments on a possible jail sentence and the dicey situation for the Republicans in the Senate.] [JOHNS - says the Stevens investigation has dragged on and on.]

(Washington: Joe Johns) The conviction of Veco's Bill Allen in dealing with Alaska politicians and his company's relations with Stevens examined; undercover video shown of a sting in a hotel room; scenes shown of the Stevens home in Anchorage. [Justice Department Matthew FRIEDRICH†- comments on Veco's work on the Stevens house.] [On Alaska public radio, STEVENS - denies.] [Taxpayers for Common Sense Steve ELLIS†- speaks about public demand for accountability.]

Brown, Campbell;
Johns, Joe

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