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CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 09, 1981
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(Studio) FBI raids on suspected crime figs. on Valentine's Day, 1979, code-named Straw Man, recalled; possible link between organized crime and labor leader said resulting.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Kansas City, Missouri) Alleged link between reputed crime boss Carl Cork Civella and Teamster International vice president Roy Lee Williams examined; background to situation outlined, films shown. Williams noted considered leading cand. to succeed Teamster president Frank Fitzsimmons; details of alleged link given. [Govt. informant Jimmy FRATIANNO - mentions activities of various persons by name.] [WILLIAMS - addresses Senate committee ] Williams' testimony before Congress investigatory committee examined; his response to committee attorney noted. Various persons involved in situation named. Williams' attorney quoted.
REPORTER: John Ferrugia

Ferrugia, John;
Rather, Dan

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