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Newark Indictments #201636

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 17, 1969
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(Studio) Justice Department moves again against crime and corruption in New Jersey.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Newark, New Jersey) Mayor Hugh Addonizio and 10 others indicted for extortion involving construction companies and city. Mayor under $25,000 bail. Incid. 1 Mafia chief, 3 city cnclmen, and judge. [us Attorney Fred LACEY - says 15 indicted for extortion. 12 of 15 indicted for income tax violations. Believe this is unparalleled action.] More indictments expected.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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