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Rizzo / Special Police Unit #472222

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 1973
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(Studio) Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo finally admits an undercover police unit works for him. Bitter fight rages between Rizzo and others over unit's duty.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Rizzo charged with using police force for own political dirty work. Rizzo insists undercover unit to probe corruption in city government Philadelphia city council president George Schwartz allegedly under surveillance by secret unit for political reasons. [SCHWARTZ - believes Rizzo's special squad used for political espionages purposes and cover-up now underway.] [RIZZO - shifts public attention to Schwartz's career as city council president With unit, he expects to rid Philadelphia of corruption.] Philadelphia grand jury probes matter.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:40

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