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Senate / Waterfront Crime #275704

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 27, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senate subcommittee investigation into waterfront crime examined; films shown. [Senator Sam NUNN - asks witnesses about their alleged link to organized crime and murder of two of Vincent Colucci's brothers.] [Russell BUFALINO, Michael CLEMENTE, Tino FIUMARA - invoke 5th Amendment.] Response to allegations of mob control by International Longshoremen's Association president Thomas Gleason outlined. [GLEASON - denies being dominated by mob.] No. of union members convicted of crimes in recent years and still holding ofcs. noted; list shown. [NUNN and GLEASON - discuss convicted union mbrs. holding office and issue of rehabilitation.] Nunn's recommendations for new legislature noted.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Cronkite, Walter;
Spencer, Susan

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