ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 05, 1974
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(Studio) In 1971, former Teamster boss James Hoffa released from prison. Hoffa granted executive clemency by Nixon; stipulation states Hoffa can't hold office in Teamster's union till 1980. Hoffa tries to get restriction lifted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Assistant United States attorney Michael Katz tells district Judge John Pratt that President' restriction on commutation was within his power. Hoffa's attorney Leonard Boudin argues otherwise. [HOFFA - says he didn't learn about 1980 restriction till he had been released.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid Artist: Freda Reiter
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