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Yablonski Murders #463532

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 1972
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(Studio) Mrs. Annette Gilly, who confessed guilt in Yablonski murder involvement, released written confession read by FBI.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Washington, Pennsylvania) Mrs. Gilly's report-read by FBI agent William Curtis: said her father Silous Huddleston and 2 District 19 UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) officials in Tennessee plotted murders. Supposed to be arranged so each person in chain of command only knew person above him. Her father said "Big Man", to her meaning UMW pres. Tony Boyle, had approved murders. [Richard SPRAGUE, prosecutor - says he wants to uncover initiators of murders - top level.] Prosecution moved one step higher in UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) in uncovering complete chain.
REPORTER: John Dancy Artist: Verna Sadoch

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John
Duration:
00:02:50

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