NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 1977
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(Studio) Underworld figure refuses to answer any questions Assassination Committee asks; committee probing Kennedy-King deaths.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Santo Traffic ante is only survivor of 3 men CIA involved in plot to kill Fidel Castro; refuses to answer questions. 2 other figs. were Sam Giancana and John Roselli. Committee asks Trafficante if he knew Jack Ruby, who killed Lee Harvey Oswald; in refusals to answer, Trafficante invokes 1st, 4th, 5th, and 14th amendments to Constitution. Network sees CIA papers under Freedom of Info. Act and these seem to show CIA had no contact with people accused of being involved in Kennedy murder.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan
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