ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1971
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(Studio) Joseph A. Colombo in worsening condition; in coma since shot 2 weeks ago.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(NYC) Italian-Americans like Colombo. [Unidentified ITALIAN-AMERICANS. - say Colombo, leader, trying to unite Italian-Americans] [Columbia University Prof. Francis IANNI - says Colombo folk hero; result of being able to do good in spite of charges against him.] Colombo founded Italian-American Civil Rights League; film shows Colombo on Dick Cavett Show. [IANNI - thinks Colombo's popularity based on image as social bandit; Colombo could become equivalent of Malcolm X among Italian-Americans]
REPORTER: David Snell
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