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Hoffa Missing / FBI #484640

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 1975
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(Studio) Theorized ex-Teamsters Union president, James Hoffa, may have been kidnapped due to knowledge of shady deal between union and organized crime. "Chicago Sun-Times" and "Detroit Times" quote sources with regard to this theory. Latter newspaper says Hoffa may have decided to use information to get rid of Frank Fitzsimmons.

(Bloomfield, Michigan) FBI at work on case. Wants to question 3 Hoffa was to have met at lunch the day he disappeared: Anthony Giacalone, reputed Detroit Mafia mbr.; Anthony Provenzano, ex-boss of New Jersey Teamsters, and labor consultant Leonard Schultz. Extortion threats not considered leads in case; considered legal means for FBI to get in on case. [FBI agent Jay BAILEY - says interested in all threats.] Family doctor called after Mrs. Hoffa faints.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Hager, Robert;
Hart, John

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