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DeLorean #520361

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 25, 1982
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(Studio) John DeLorean said unable to raise bail on drug chgs.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) DeLorean s appearance in court today for bail reduction hearing noted canceled due to attorney's withdrawal of request; inter-office memos of DeLorean's auto company noted indicating his questionable financial practices. Portions quoted on screen; DeLorean said also named in number of lawsuits with Roy Nesseth, former DeLorean employee and longtime friend. Nesseth's conviction in 1950s of grand theft and forgery mentioned. Pete Averea, auto industry inventor, said claiming Nesseth threatened his life. [AVEREA - considers Nesseth a mobster, notes death threats.] R. C. Dick Brown, former DeLorean employee, reported claiming that attempts earlier in year by armed gunmen to steal DeLorean cars was under direction of Nesseth and DeLorean. [BROWN - describes gunmen taking cars to DeLorean's farm.] [NESSETH - declines comment.] Nesseth's denial of criminal record noted.
REPORTER: Brian Ross

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:02:40

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