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(Studio) W.A. "Tony" Boyle, former UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president, arrested for murders of Joseph Yablonski, wife and daughter. Aide to testify Boyle instigated murders.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 1969 murder recalled. January, 1970, film shown. UMW pres. race recalled. 7 now have pleaded guilty or convicted. [Prosecutor Richard SPRAGUE - announces Boyle indictment.] Boyle arrested by FBI in DC. Federal grand jury charges conspiracy to violate Yablonski's civil rights. [BOYLE - calls it ridiculous.] Joseph Yablonski, Junior, present at arrest. [YABLONSKI, Junior - notes long wait.] Boyle released on bond. If convicted, life sentence possible.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Kelley, Chris
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