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Mafia / Blakey Report #4902

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon says Mafia has penetrated deep in American life.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Chances are 1 to 5 hsewives. in NYC, Chicago, and Los Angeles will do bus. with Mafia once in next 7 days. Notre Dame law professor G. Robert Blakey apptd. by former President Johnson to head group rpting. on Mafia. Blakey report shows Mafia has infiltrated every phase American life. Hsewives. involved with Mafia-controlled dry cleaners, laundries, dress shops, supermkts., restaurants, night clubs, vending machines, parking lots, motels, meatpacking, and insurance companies Blakey now staff consultant to Senator John McClellan's Senator Rackets Committee
REPORTER: Bill Gill

Reporter(s):
Gill, Bill;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:40

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