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Mafia / Food Distribution #213621

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 05, 1971
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(Studio) Senate Commerce Committee studies organized crime getting into legitimate bus.; report on New York City food chain.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senator John O. PASTORE - questions Nathan North Sobol with regard to distribution of washing powder and involvement with Cosa Nostra figure.] [New Jersey busman. Nathan North SOBOL - says didn't investigate him or company but they got 3% of gross sales.] [PASTORE - asks him if setup doesn't sound phony.] [SOBOL - starts to explain. Pastore cuts him off; says not afraid of man.] Sobol, with distributor's help, tried to convince A&P store to take his products. Store refused due to Eugene J. Catena's reputation. Several stores and warehses. combed afterwards.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:01:50

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