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Teamsters Pension Fund Inquiry #499572

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 06, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Washington, DC inquiry into Teamsters Central States Pension Fund.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Teamsters' pledge to clean up pension fund and subsequent activities resulting in House subcommittee inquiry into alleged cleanup outlined. Among those involved are: Daniel Shannon, hired to clean up fund and then fired; Labor Department auditors, thrown out of Teamsters fund offices; and Chicago mob figure and chief target of cleanup, Allen Dorfman, who investigators say still runs fund from behind scenes. [Representative J.J. PICKLE - has feeling that things are regressing rather than progressing. Thinks Labor Department hasn't made this top priority.] Requests to Secretary of Labor and Attorney General to testify and their designating of aides to do so reported Little interference of past admins. with pension fund, long operated as a bank for organized crime, and apparent testing of Carter administration by Teamsters stated.
REPORTER: Brian Ross

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:01:40

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