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Assassination Committee / Trafficante #250924

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 1977
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(Studio) Santo Trafficante is last survivor of 3 underworld figs. involved in alleged CIA plot to kill Fidel Castro; appears before House Assassination Committee under subpoena, but takes 5th amendment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Murders of other 2 figs., Sam Giancana and John Roselli in Chicago and Miami respectively, noted. Trafficante refuses to answer questions re: foreknowledge of Kennedy assassination and alleged visit to him in Cuba jail by Jack Ruby. Committee chairperson Louis Stokes says Trafficante flirting with contempt of Congress citation.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw

(Studio) King's convicted killer James Earl Ray scheduled to give deposition to committee next week
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Shaw, Bernard

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