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Hoffa Missing / Reward / O'Brien / Provenzano / Sullivan #484661

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1975
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(Studio) Looks like its over for ex-Teamsters Union President, James R. Hoffa.

(Detroit, Michigan) Many feel Hoffa dead; some doubt body will ever be found. [FBI agent Jay BAILEY - assumes Hoffa is alive.] Son, James P. Hoffa offers $200,000 reward for information leading to safe return. [HOFFA - trying to help and will find Dad.] Daughter, Barbara Crancer there. Hoffa's adopted son, Chuckie O'Brien, dropped out of sight 4 days ago. Photos show him. Psychiatrist and hypnotist who interviewed 4 of last people to see Hoffa alive, Dr. Bruce Danto, says 3 of 4 said Hoffa frightened. [DANTO - says all said he showed concern, and it was strange.] 1 of men Hoffa rptdly. was to have met was ex-New Jersey Teamster boss, Anthony Provenzano.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Newark, New Jersey) FBI questions him at Newark airport.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Detroit, Michigan) Agents convinced Provenzano not in Detroit on day of Hoffa disappearance.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Ex-bus. agent of Teamsters' New York local, Dan. Sullivan interviewed.

(No location given) [SULLIVAN - says in Washington, DC in 1974, Hoffa said he'd been recing. threats from Anthony "Tony Pro" Provenzano due to Hoffa's tries to return as president Teamsters.]
REPORTER: Les McCracken

(Hallandale, Florida) [PROVENZANO - says last time he saw Hoffa was in November of 1970 in prison. No further comment.]
REPORTER: John Hart (narrates), John Camp (WCKT-TV)

(Studio) Anthony Giacalone is Detroit Mafia man. Also reported as 1 of men Hoffa was to have met.

Hager, Robert;
Hart, John;
McCracken, Les

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