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Williams / Resignation #289719

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 15, 1983
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(Studio) Teamsters president Roy Williams said agreeing to resign union post in effort to remain free while appealing bribery conviction.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Williams' resignation and probable impact on Teamsters examined; arguments presented by attorney Raymond Larroca and prosecutor Doug. Roller outlined. Judge Prentice Marshall's decision noted. [LARROCA - accepts court's ruling.] Skepticism that Williams' departure will imply cleanup of Teamsters examined. [Author Steven BRILL - thinks change is impossible as long as organized crime runs union.] Contender to Williams' post Jackie Presser noted under investigation by FBI and Labor Department and expected to be indicted soon for union abuses.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas Artist: Marcia Danits

Pappas, Ike;
Rather, Dan

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