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Hoffa Missing / Reward / O'Brien / Provenzano / Sullivan #39121

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1975
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(Studio) Family of missing ex-Teamsters Union president, James Hoffa, offers reward.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Detroit, Michigan) [Son James P. HOFFA - offers reward of $200,000 for info. about Hoffa's whereabouts and for safe return. Trying to help find father. Still trying; will get to the bottom 1 way or the other.] Hoffa's adopted son, Chuck O'Brien, is Teamster official; hasn't been seen since Friday September 1968 film shows O'Brien. [FBI representative Jay BAILEY - says working on assumption Hoffa is alive.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

(Studio) Anthony "Tony Pro" Provenzano 1 of men Hoffa supposed to have met on day of disappearance.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Allandale, Florida) Provenzano at vacation home. Provenzano lives in New Jersey; wielded power in Teamsters affair and was cellmate of Hoffa. [PROVENZANO - says has known Hoffa for 25 years Says he's given all information he has. Wasn't supposed to meet with Hoffa.] He refuses comment with regard to his reported threats against Hoffa's life.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Holland, Pennsylvania) Dan. Sullivan once fought Teamster bosses' rule; became friendly adversary of Hoffa's. [SULLIVAN - says on May 5, 1974, in DC, Hoffa told him that "Tony Pro" and Bill Presser of Ohio, another Teamsters Vice President, had put pressure on him in way of threats. Has doubts; hopes Hoffa is alive.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Studio) United States attorney in Detroit says Hoffa called before grand jury in May re: improper use of union funds.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Jackson, Gregory;
Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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