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Valachi Death #457459

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 04, 1971
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(Studio) Underworld executioner, thief and narcotics trafficker Joseph Valachi dies in Federal prison at age 67; Valachi testified before Senator Racket Subcommittee , in 1963, about inner workings of Mafia; today some doubt his testimony.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(Chicago, Illinois) [Criminologist Gordon HAWKINS - says Valachi buying life with testimony about Mafia; testimony full of contradictions, resulted in no arrests or convictions; thinks organized criminals don't dislike Mafia story; may divert law enforcement agents to look for mythical organization and leader]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Mcgee, Frank

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