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Arizona / Organized Crime #492611

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 14, 1977
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(Studio) 1st in series of reports by team of investigative reporters in Arizona out today; team took job of looking into Arizona organized crime on death of reporter Don Bolles. Report today says Senator Barry Goldwater and others have condoned organized crime in Arizona; Goldwater reaction noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Phoenix, Arizona) Report claims Senator Goldwater and brother Robert have known, done bus. with and condoned organized crime in Arizona for years Robert denies it all. [Robert GOLDWATER - says it's all lies.] Former Arizona state Republican chairperson Harry Rosenzweig alleged by report to have underworld ties. Phoenix newspapers have so far not carried reports; statement by "Arizona Republic" cited. Goldwaters may engage in libel suit.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Brinkley, David;
Oliver, Don

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