NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 1978
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(Studio) Salvatore Briguglio death by shooting in Little Italy section of NYC reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) December, 1975, film shown. Belief of federal authorities that Briguglio was one who kidnapped and killed Jimmy Hoffa. Briguglio appearance at Michigan lineup recalled. Film shown. Efforts of government to get Briguglio to turn state's evidence noted. Details of Briguglio shooting outside Mafia hangout, 165 Mulberry Saint, NYC, given. Film of Andrea Doria Civic Association, Incorporated, shown. Briguglio thought by authorities to have been shot due to fears of Teamster and Mafia bosses that he might talk. [Former United States attorney William ARONWALD - tells of government effort to warn Briguglio his life was in danger. Said Briguglio made light of it.] Method of Briguglio murder considered warning to others to keep quiet with regard to Hoffa case.
REPORTER: Brian Ross
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