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Organized Crime Crackdown / New Jersey / Wiretaps #201608

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 16, 1969
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(S) Federal crackdown on organized crime in New Jersey begins. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover calls it largest series of federal gambling arrests ever conducted
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Newark, New Jersey) 55 charged with interstate numbers racket and loan sharking. Mafia head, Simone De Cavalcante, most important Several law enforcement officials involved.
REPORTER: Robert Bahr

(DC) [Assistant Attorney General Will WILSON - talks of organized crime's subversion of a city. Rackets can't exist without local govts.' help.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) Justice Department says some Newark representatives to be indicted. Arrests due to wiretaps.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bahr, Robert;
Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David

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