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FBI and The Kentucky Crimes (Part I) #303530

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 13, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Lexington, Kentucky) CBS News and Better Govt. Association investigation into FBI's commissioning of actual crime in Louisville, Kentucky, in August 1979, examined; details of burglary by "Red" and another hired by FBI outlined. [BURGLAR - claims he, "Red" and FBI orchestrated break-in.] [Delane "Red" COLVIN - claims he was authorized by FBI to commit burglary.] Colvin reported claiming his orders for break-in came from FBI agent Larry Long; number of other thefts burglars accuse FBI of ordering mentioned. [Assistant police chief Ronald MORRIS - discusses August burglary.] Colvin's allegation that break-ins were part of unsuccessful FBI hot parts sting involving parts buyer in Indio, California, discussed. [COLVIN - notes he taped recorded conversations with FBI.] [Voices of COLVIN and LONG - discuss break-in; remarks transcribed on screen.] [BURGLAR - says Long assured them he would handle "locals."] [MORRIS - claims FBI never officially involved themselves with his investigation; acknowledges Long contacted him.] [COLVIN - believes Long protected him from local police.] Ins. company's loss from burglary noted; Long mentioned promoted to head Lexington office [COLVIN - notes Long told him to keep money from stolen trucks.] [Assistant FBI director Bill BAKER - acknowledges investigation has begun.] [COLVIN - describes his role with FBI.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve

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