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Teamster Investigation / Usery #246837

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 1976
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(Studio) Labor Secretary W.J. Usery says Labor Department conducting impartial investigation of Teamsters Union despite his recent praise of Teamster President Frank Fitzsimmons.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Las Vegas, NV) June 14 film shows Usery at Teamster convention Usery accused of being cozy with Teamsters for political reasons.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(DC) [USERY - says doesn't have social relations with Fitzsimmons.] [Senator John DURKIN - criticizes Usery's trip to convention Asks how people can have confidence in Usery when he acted as cheerleader at Fitzsimmons' reelection soiree.] [USERY- resents his ability and integrity being questioned.] Senate subcommittee to meet with Labor Department investigators behind closed doors.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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