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(Studio) Extent of FBI sting operations noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(No location given) Reputed Mafia don Carlos Marcello, caught in FBI sting operation, discussed; films shown, details of sting examined. Abscam mentioned; part of investigation said involving Marcello's ostensible relationship with federal officials in Immigration and Naturalization Service; details given with regard to deportation order to Marcello. Portions of document shown. [Robert F. KENNEDY - comments on racketeers.] RFK's order to have Marcello flown to Guatemala in 1961 and Marcello's return recalled. FBI said investigating possible aid to Marcello by former INS deputy cmsr. Mario Noto; details given, photograph shown. Alleged role of I. Irving Davidson discussed; his possible connection not only with Marcello but with Coca-Cola executive Ian Wilson with regard to bribery of immigration officials examined. M.J. "Babe" Sheehi of US Immigration and Naturalization Services said allegedly involved; details given. [SHEEHI - tells reporters to talk with his attorney] Coca-Cola's response with regard to Davidson quoted; extent of FBI investigation outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Brian Ross
- Brinkley, David;
- Ross, Brian
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