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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 1975
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(Studio) Teamsters Union president, Frank Fitzsimmons, in Boston for regional convention Says James R. Hoffa disappearance has nothing to do with union power struggle or scandal.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) [FITZSIMMONS - says union will cooperate. We're not Dick Tracys or Ellery Queens. There is enough speculation already. Hope and pray he's still alive.] Fitzsimmons denies organized crime is part of union and has to do with Hoffa disappearance. Denies Hoffa presented strong competition for 1976 election. Says no irregularities in pension funds.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Kilpatrick, Jim;
Mudd, Roger

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