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Yablonski Murders #222520

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 1972
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(Studio) United Mine Workers' President W.A. (Tony) Boyle linked to Yablonski killings by Mrs. Annette Gilly, charged suspect.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Washington, Pennsylvania) Mrs. Gilly said UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) behind killings. Father told her killings had "Big Man's" approval, implying, to her, Boyle. In confession mentioned names of UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) officials: Titler, Owens, Pass, Prater, and her father, Silhous Huddleston. [Chief Prosecutor, Richard SPRAGUE - says it's obvious there were "tiers" of people involved.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley Artist: Marcia Danits

(Studio) Yablonski had challenged Boyle as president in 1969; lost; then murdered. [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) general counsel in NYC, Edward CAREY - says UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) officials condemn murder. On behalf of Boyle and other UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) officials denies they had anything to do with murder.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris
Duration:
00:03:10

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