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Oil Royalties / Indians #268568

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 29, 1980
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(Studio) Federal grand jury in Wyoming said investigating alleged theft of $ millions from oil royalties taken from American Indian lands.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Cheyenne, Wyoming) Wind River Reservation pumping shown. Shoshone and Arapahoe Indians said involved. Details of theft suspicion noted. (Network film fault obvious.] (Indian investigating commission Orville ST. CLAIR - speaks of rip-off.] Details of case given. (Tribal consultant Charles THOMAS - speaks of evidence.] Method of transporting stolen oil (sic] given. (Attorney for Indians Mitchell ROGOVIN - believes Indians victimized.] 1 indictment said already made by jury. Oil thefts said suspected in 6 other states.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Rather, Dan;
Shepard, Gary

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