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Senate Organized Crime Hearings / Bowdach #500538

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 09, 1978
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(Studio) Report on continued Senator organized crime hearings. Testimony noted to concern inmate killings in Atlanta and inmate weapons.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Convicted gunman and loan shark Gary Bowdach's testimony to Senate committee about Mafia contract killings and ease with which inmates can obtain weapons in Atlanta federal penitentiary outlined. Film shown [BOWDACH - says weapons as easy to get as toothbrush.] [Senator Sam NUNN - questions witness.] [BOWDACH - discusses drug operations in penitentiary and murders committed there because of money involved.] Committee's expected drafting of new laws to deal with these situations noted.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Brinkley, David;
Delaney, Steve

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