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NBC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1981
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(Studio) Roy L. Williams indictment for bribery attempt reported Williams recalled succeeding Frank Fitzsimmons as head of Teamsters Union, and scheduled to be elected president of union next month
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Las Vegas, NV) Las Vegas scenes shown. More indictments of Williams said expected. Org. crime aspect of situation noted. Williams and 4 others said named in bribe conspiracy. William's reaction reported Details of charge, include prime piece of Las Vegas land, given. Role of Howard Cannon noted. Also indicted: Joseph Lombardo, Allen Dorfman. [Senator CANNON - denies wrongdoing.] Cannon noted not indicted. Williams said still slated for election as union president
REPORTER: Brian Ross

(Studio) Senator permanent investigations subcommittee said recommending Labor Department question Williams with regard to Williams' being controlled by organized crime and his removal as union head if questioning unsatisfactory.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:02:30

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