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Narcotics Agents #233708

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 06, 1974
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(Studio) 11 narcotics agents go on trial in Alton, Illinois, for terrorizing 6 families and entering homes illegally in E. Saint Louis area; no drugs found during raids. United States attorney's office in Newark, New Jersey, investigates mistaken shooting by federal narcotics agents of Carmine Ricca, 25-yr.-old school teacher.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kearny, New Jersey) [RICCA - describes shooting incident.] Agents' version of incident outlined. [RICCA - insists men didn't identify themselves as federal agents.] Ricca expected to bring charges against agents.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton

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