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Minnesota / Philanthropist #299002

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Princeton, Minnesota) Casey Ramirez's arrival here 4 years ago and philanthropic overtures to city reviewed; photos shown. [Mayor Faith ZWEMBKE - recalls Ramirez donating cash.] [Mike UNGER - describes Ramirez's attitude.] Questions about Ramirez's source of funds in light of his donations, loans and facilities built for Princeton discussed. [ZWEMBKE - notes Ramirez claimed to have been involved in various business ventures.] Ramirez and others reported arrested for drug smuggling and income tax evasion. [1982, RAMIREZ - claims overnight wealth from stock sale.] [UNGER - notes town's embarrassment.] Call for Ramirez's release while awaiting trial by some residents described.
REPORTER: Karen Stone

Schieffer, Bob;
Stone, Karen

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