NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 14, 1976
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(Studio) Grand jury investigating disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa calls for files and records of Teamster President Frank Fitzsimmons.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Detroit, Michigan) Grand jury investigative procedures and requests for various records noted, include those of Fitzsimmons. Charles "Chucky" O'Brien's meeting with Fitzsimmons after Hoffa disappearance and FBI-traced telephone calls from Fitzsimmons' California home at La Costa Cntry. Club to other figs. in investigation being questioned. Grand jury also wants records of Detroit Teamster Lcl. 299 where Fitzsimmons' son Richard is union officer. Justice Department has twice denied requests for Fitzsimmons subpoena; government lawyers close to case call it political interference and say nothing will be solved until Fitzsimmons testifies.
REPORTER: Brian Ross
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