ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 18, 1985
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REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(New Orleans, Louisiana) Mistrial reported declared in racketeering proceedings against Governor Edwin Edwards. [EDWARDS - praises jury's deadlock; considers mistrial a victory.] [US attorney John VOLZ - blames outcome on state's tradition of graft and corruption in government] Case against Edwards reviewed; role of upcoming Senate race here in prosecutor's decision to retry Edwards considered. Russell Long mentioned retiring.
REPORTER: Jim Wooten Artist: Aggie Whelan Kenny
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