CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(NYC: Anthony Mason) Verdicts in racketeering trial of Mafia commission members Anthony "Tony Ducks" Corallo, Carmine "Junior" Persico and Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno and others and background to government's case examined; details given, scenes shown. [US attorney Rudolph GIULIANI - cites importance of verdict.] [Defense attorney John JACOBS -attributes verdicts to "Mafia hysteria."] [On undercover audio tape, voice of Salvatore SANTORO - discusses commission] Conviction as well of Anthony Indelicato of 1979 murder of Carmine Galante noted. [Prosecuting attorney Michael CHERTOFF - believes mob network has been damaged.] Persico's sentence at recent extortion trial recalled; Judge Richard Owen's pessimism over ability to halt organized crime outlined. (Artist: Jane Rosenberg)
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