NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 09, 1980
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(Studio) Reports with regard to FBI operation Brilab investigation of corruption in government introduced
REPORTER: Jane Pauley
(New Orleans, Louisiana) Several Louisiana politicians and an organized crime figure said paid bribes by FBI agents posing as insurance agents. Democrat Lieutenant Governor Jim Fitzmorris, losing gubernatorial candidate Louis Lambert, Governor Edwin Edwards, alleged organized crime leader Carlos Marcello listed as being investigated by FBI.
REPORTER: Willie Munroe
(DC) No. of federal officials also said involved in this FBI investigation. Planned meeting of top organized crime leaders to carve up United States between them noted and compared to Appalachia, New York, meeting of 1957.
REPORTER: Carl Stern