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Tony Boyle / Yablonski Murders #28040

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 06, 1973
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(Studio) W.A. "Tony" Boyle, former UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president, charged with murder, indicted by federal grand jury for conspiracy in killing of Joseph Yablonski, wife and daughter. Arrested in DC.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Boyle arrested by FBI agents, while giving deposition in civil case. Joseph Yablonski, Junior, present. [YABLONSKI, Junior - describes arrest.] Boyle appears before United States magistrate. Bond set, passport surrendered. [BOYLE - is shocked.] 20-day delay granted.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) Background report announced.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Philadelphia prosecutor Richard Sprague pleased. [SPRAGUE - announces Boyle charges.] 1969 race for UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president noted. 1969 film shown. January 9, 1970, film of Yablonski funerals shown; Sam Donaldson interview with Boyle replayed. [BOYLE - denies deaths campaign-related.] Efforts of Sprague to indict Boyle described.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Reporter(s):
Kincaid, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:04:00

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