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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 16, 1976
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(Studio) Teamster's Union holds election of officers; accomplished in 7 mins.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Las Vegas, NV) Ofrs. reelected; salaries incrd. 25%; critics defied; union reformers attacked. Challenges shouted down. [MAN - tries to speak.] [Teamster reformer Arthur FOX - criticizes union officers for totalitarianism.] Frank Fitzsimmons reelected without opposition. Fed. investigations of union for corruption and disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa noted. Film shows Fitzsimmons receiving victory kisses from brotherhood. Fitzsimmon's connection with Anthony Provenzano noted; picture shown. Hoffa disappearance further considered.
REPORTER: Brian Ross

Brinkley, David;
Ross, Brian

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