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Hoffa Disappearance #499973

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 30, 1978
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(Studio) Continuing FBI probe of Teamsters Union official James Hoffa's disappearance noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Detroit, Michigan) [James HOFFA, Junior - has to believe worst, given length of time father has been missing.] Mrs. Josephine Hoffa mentioned. [Teamster MBRS. - talk about Hoffa and what he did for labor.] FBI pressure on suspects in Hoffa case, by gathering evidence of other crimes against suspects, outlined. Recent murder conviction against Anthony Provenzano noted. [FBI agent O. Franklin LOWIE - says they'll get whoever was involved in Hoffa disappearance.] [HOFFA, Junior - wants even stronger commitment from Justice Department in solving case.] Films and photos shown.
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

Cummins, Jim;
Savitch, Jessica

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