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Williams Trial #280571

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 21, 1982
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(Studio) Beginning of trial for Teamsters president Roy Lee Williams, Chicago busman. Allen Dorfman and others reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Teamsters president's legal problems reviewed; Dave Beck, Jimmy Hoffa recalled. Films shown. Chgs. against Williams outlined. [WILLIAMS - hopes to be vindicated.] Govt. allegations noted centering on alleged attempt of Williams and others to bribe Senator Howard Cannon; details given. Opening statements of federal prosecutor Douglas Roller and defense attorney Harvey Silets outlined. Chgs. noted not filed against Cannon.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas Artist: Marcia Danits

Pappas, Ike;
Rather, Dan

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