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Williams / Bribery Trial #281541

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 11, 1982
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(Studio) Federal jury reported beginning deliberation of conspiracy chgs. against Teamsters president Roy Williams; Williams and co-defs. recalled accused of plotting to bribe Senator Howard Cannon.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Chicago, Illinois) Closing arguments of defense attorney Tom Wadden and prosecutor Doug. Roller outlined; basis of government's case explained. FBI audio tape of conversation between Williams and unindicted co-conspirator William Webbe played, transcribed on screen. Roller's examination of Cannon detailed. [CANNON - believes trial harmed his bid for reelec. last month] Williams' testimony quoted; possible sentence if convicted mentioned.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Jury noted resuming deliberations tomorrow.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Pappas, Ike;
Stahl, Lesley

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