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Presser Death #322169

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 10, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Death of Teamsters union president Jackie Presser reported Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Schlesinger) Presser's labor career reviewed; details given, scenes shown. [Presser aide Carmen PARISE - praises Presser.] Teamsters' endorsement of Ronald Reagan in 1980 recalled. Presser's legal problems noted. [Author of "The Teamsters", Steven BRILL - says Presser stayed loyal to organized crime figs.] Indictment of Presser for embezzlement and government chgs. of racketeering against Teamsters union recalled. [US attorney Rudolph GIULIANI - discusses allegations of organized crime influence on Teamsters.]

Schlesinger, Richard;
Spencer, Susan

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