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Italy / Mafia Crackdown #292876

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 20, 1983
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(Studio) No. organized crime figs. arrested in New England today mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Palermo, Italy) Authorities' crack down on Mafia in Italy examined; car bomb murder of Rocco Chinnici, Palermo judge investigating Mafia recalled. Focus of his investigation and prosecution noted; Mafia-based econ. of Palermc described. Apparent financial impact on city of police crackdown outlined; security measures for magistrate described, shown. No. Sicilians suspected involved in Mafia crimes mentioned; death rate from Mafia violence in Palermo so far this year noted. Mayor's assessment of authorities' efforts detailed. Public protest against Mafia shown.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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