NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1978
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(Studio) Earlier Segment 3 reports on waterfront mob recalled. FBI arrests of International Longshoremen's Association officials and shipping company execs. reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Miami, Florida) Details of FBI arrests and indictment against several ILA officials, include Miami International Longshoremen's Assn. head George Barone and shipping company execs. Indictment chgs. quoted. FBI's undercover operation that began in Miami and led to today's arrests described. Films and photos shown. Involvement in investigation of New York International Longshoremen's Assn. official Anthony Scotto, who was important to President Carter's president election campaign in New York and is close associate of New York Governor Hugh Carey, detailed. Miami shipping executive Joseph Teitlebaum's cooperation with FBI in investigation outlined; his constant protection by United States marshals noted. [TEITLEBAUM - wouldn't be working if he was afraid.] Danger to Teitlebaum's being able to testify because of Justice Department decision to take marshal protection away due to expense reported.
REPORTER: Brian Ross