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New York City / Mafia Arrests #302079

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 26, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Justice Department indictments against NYC's top Mafia bosses and general crackdown across the nation examined. [FBI director William WEBSTER - describes extent of mob commission's reputed activities.] Mafia commission noted chgd. with 1979 murder of Carmine Galante; Al Capone, J. Edgar Hoover mentioned. Historical films, photos shown. [Notre Dame law school spokesperson G. Robert BLAKEY - thinks government now realizes need to focus on orgs., rather than Mafia indivs.] Govt. tactics underlying today's indictments, include that of Aniello Dellacroce, described. [US attorney Rudolph GIULIANI - cites impact of attacking mob economically.] Govt. attention on corrupt labor unions discussed.
REPORTER: Rita Braver

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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