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Waterfront Corruption / Key Witness and Government Protection #499228

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 1978
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(Studio) Earlier Segment 3 report on waterfront corruption and possibility that Justice Department would withdraw protection by United States marshals from key witness recalled. Update given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Miami, Florida) Details of marshal protection of Joseph Teitlebaum and outlook for continued protection given. [TEITLEBAUM - doesn't know government intentions with regard to continued protection.] Justice Department statement quoted; request of Teitlebaum for written promise of protection from government and refusal of his family to participate in secret witness program reported [TEITLEBAUM - would have run before, not after, fact, if he were going to relocate.] [Ann TEITLEBAUM - will put much blame on government if anything happens to husband.] FBI investigation of alleged attempt to kill Teitlebaum on docks stated.
REPORTER: Brian Ross

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:01:50

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