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Teamsters #43539

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 27, 1976
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(Studio) Since disappearance and presumed murder of Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters Union under suspicion and scrutiny. Now rebel group in union attacks leadership
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Book, "Teamster Democracy and Financial Responsibility" charges corruption, domination by the few in union. Book being sent to 2500 dels. to union convention Book prepared by rebel Teamster group called "PROD," seeking reform. Frank Fitzsimmons blamed for problems. Presser family of Cleveland, Ohio, William Presser (filmed) and son Jackie (filmed) paid large sums by union for "jobs." ["Prod" author, Arthur FOX - outlines complaints against union.] Teamsters Union won't comment on report Book is blueprint for investigation of union by federal government
REPORTER: Ron Miller (WEWS-TV film)

Smith, Howard K.

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