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New York City / Organized Crime Murders #317676

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 21, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Harold Dow) Possibility latest series of murders here is result of mob war examined; deaths of Carmine Virelli, Frank Sintura, Santo Coratollo and Vito Scaglione this month cited as exs. [PEOPLE - describe scenes.] [FBI agent Thomas SHEER - notes murders are equivalent of corp. reorg.; explains.] DetectiveRemo Franceschini's analysis of situation, linked to recent convictions of mob leaders such as Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno noted. [FRANCESCHINI - thinks younger mob members are taking advantage of leadership gaps.] [PEOPLE - fear full-scale mob war.] [FRANCESCHINI - notes fear and discipline strengthen mob.]

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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