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Waterfront Corruption / FBI Charges #258662

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1978
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(Studio) Movie "On the Waterfront" described. Report is on FBI chgs. of corruption in eastern ports.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) FBI chgs. lodged against International Longshoremen's Association officials George Barone, Fred Field and Cleveland Turner and against shipping exec. Jeremy Chester and others detailed. Field's arrest in New York City and chgs. of violating Taft-Hartley Act against Barone mentioned. [FBI spokesperson Jim McKENZIE - states penalties for chgs.] Details of FBI probe, include wiretapping of Port of Miami shipping agent's office, given. Films and photos shown.
REPORTER: Bob Kaplitz

Cronkite, Walter;
Kaplitz, Bob

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