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Teamsters Union / AFL-CIO #106177

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 29, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Miami Beach: Al Dale) Return of Teamster union to AFL-CIO reported; details given, scenes shown. [Teamsters' head Jackie PRESSER - notes telling AFL-CIO president Lane Kirkland that Teamsters wanted to come home.] History of corruption in Teamsters union, include jailing of Presser's predecessor, Roy Williams, recalled. [In Mar., WILLIAMS - says organized crime filters into Teamsters.] Embezzlement charges against Presser noted. [PRESSER - says reunion will produce a political giant.] Possibility reunion occurred because Justice Department was considering putting Teamsters under control of federal trustee. [KIRKLAND - welcomes Teamsters.]

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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