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Assassination Committee / Trafficante Testimony #47704

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 1977
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(Studio) House Assassination Committee, investigating King and Kennedy deaths, questions underworld figure with regard to Cuba and Kennedy assassination.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Mystery witness is Santo Trafficante; refusal to cooperate with questioning noted. Trafficante is only survivor of 3 men allegedly recruited by CIA in 1960 to assassinate Fidel Castro; other 2 found murdered, garland style, after talking to congress investigators 2 years ago. Committee chairperson Louis Stokes says committee knew Trafficante wouldn't talk, but had to have refusals on public record; also says it proves committee is investigating Kennedy murder.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) Convicted killer of Martin Luther King rptdly. to give deposition to committee next week Committee staff member to question James Earl Ray at Tennessee prison.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Ratner, Vic;
Walters, Barbara

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