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Hoffa Missing / Background #484605

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 03, 1975
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(Studio) FBI says family of ex-Teamster's president, James Hoffa, recd. extortionist communication.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Lake Orion, Michigan) 2 FBI agents arrive at Hoffa home. Family asked for FBI aid; FBI director Clarence Kelley says federal law must be broken for FBI to come in. Family tells Attorney General Edward Levi that 2 Hoffa associates recd. threatening calls and Levi ordered FBI to talk to family. Investigation conducted in Bloomfield Township. Police station shown. Family fear valuable leads lost while local police handled case.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Man who was in jail with Hoffa, Anthony "Tony Pro" Provenzano, being sought. He was ex-Teamsters representative and reputed member Mafia.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Bloomfield Township, Michigan) Police ask New Jersey to question Provenzano. Provenzano tells "Newark Star Ledger" he hasn't seen or heard from Hoffa in 4 years Police say Provenzano seen in Detroit Wednesday 3 men Hoffa was to meet on day of kidnapping: Provenzano; Leonard Schultz, labor consultant with criminal record; and Anthony Giacalone, reported Detroit Mafia leader [Bloomfield police lieutenant Curtis GRENNIER - says assumes meeting was important to Hoffa.] Giacalone says he spent Wednesday in Southfield.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Southfield, Michigan) Places shown where Giacalone said he was.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Bloomfield Township, Michigan) [GREENIER - says Giacalone denies knowledge of mtg. We'll see him.] Police search for Hoffa's body in lake.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Hager, Robert;
Levine, Irving R.;
Snyder, Tom

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