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Yablonski / UMW Investigation #450160

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 1970
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(Studio) Joseph Yablonski's sons plan to carry on father's fight to reform UMW; Kenneth told miners intends to continue fight. Labor Department checking last union election and Justice Department working on Yablonski murders.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Lafollette, Tennessee) FBI checking on links between murders and UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) in E. Tennessee and Kentucky. Lafollette, Tennessee, FBI set up HQ's investigating charges that union funds illegally used. Silous Huddleston questioned by grand jury; daughter and son-in-law indicted in murders. Lafollette mine workers voted for Tony Boyle in election. [MINERS - reports rough in 50's.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Hager, Robert;
Huntley, Chet

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