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Hoffa Missing / Bloodstains / Teamsters Union #484241

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 10, 1975
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(Studio) Leads in case involving missing James R. Hoffa lead nowhere.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Detroit, Michigan) FBI to report results of test involving car of Joey Giacalone, son of reputed Mafia leader Monday Charles O'Brien may have driven car on day Hoffa disappeared. Blood-like stains in car reported not linked to Hoffa.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Speculated Hoffa's tries to regain union leadership could involve his fate. Report on Teamsters Union power and money.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(No location given) Commerce in United States would almost stop without trucks and Teamsters Union. 2 million members in union; less than 1/2 drive trucks.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(Detroit, Michigan) $1.5 billion pension plan used for Teamsters leaders and friends. Most union funds invested in real estate.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(Las Vegas, NV) Funds financed 86 hotels by 1972, incling. The Dunes Hotel, managed by Hoffa attorney, Morris Shenker. Star Dust Hotel bought through syndicate gambler Frank Rosenthal. Hotel Fremont bought in same deal; cost $63 million. Slot machines made by Chicago's Bali Mfring. Company; company received $13 million from pension fund.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(San Diego, California) $50 million of fund spent for country club built for union representatives and friends, many linked with organized crime. Allen Dorfman, convicted for accepting kickbacks, friendly with both union and mob.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

Reporter(s):
Hager, Robert;
Jackson, Mike;
Snyder, Tom
Duration:
00:04:20

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