NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 04, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(E Saint Louis, Illinois) Behind the scenes activities at carnivals examined; playing of "Razzle" at Century 21 show featured. Game explained, films shown. Illinois attorney general quoted with regard to illegality of game; number of police observing game without interfering reported, shown. [Former Century 21 employee Gene SORROWS - explains procedure for clearing playing of game with local authorities.] Indictments of Cleveland city cncl president and 5 other members for taking payoffs with regard to gambling and rigged games at carnivals, and Atlanta city committee member on same chgs., reported Alleged payoff list of Royal American carnival shows examined, shown; specific towns listed. Refusal of police at E. Saint Louis carnival to protect camera crew from beating and proPerty destruction filmed, detailed; carnival owner quoted. Locations of Century 21 show this summer given.
REPORTER: Brian Ross (WKYC-TV newsfilm, Cleveland) (WSB-TV newstape, Atlanta)