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Williams Verdict #521284

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 15, 1982
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(Studio) Teamsters president Roy Williams and 4 others reported convicted of attempting to bribe Senator Howard Cannon, recently defeated in reelec. bid.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Chicago, Illinois) Jury's verdict noted. [June 1, 1981, WILLIAMS - claims innocence.] Background to case recalled; Allen Dorfman and Joseph "The Clown" Lombardo noted also indicted and convicted. FBI audio tape of Williams and Dorfman aid discussing land deal offered to Cannon played. [Prosecutor Doug. ROLLER - is pleased with verdict.] Possible sentences mentioned.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs Artist: Verna Sadock

(Studio) Williams noted 3rd Teamsters president convicted, following Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa; Frank Fitzsimmons' resignation as trustee of union pension fund also recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Briggs, Fred;
Mudd, Roger

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