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NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 15, 1983
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(Studio) Teamsters president Roy Williams reported agreeing to resign union post in effort to remain free while awaiting appeals.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) Williams conviction and sentencing for bribery conspiracy and murder of co-defense Allen Dorfman recalled; films, photograph shown. Argument presented today by defense attorney Raymond Larroca outlined. Williams' bail conditions explained. Probability that Jackie Presser will succeed Williams considered; Presser's role in President Reagan's campaign recalled. Investigation into Presser's financial irregularities noted. [1981, PRESSER - predicts Williams will be indicted.] Justice Department noted claiming Presser is tied to organized crime.
REPORTER: Mary Nissenson

(Studio) Dissident Teamsters' demand that Williams repay union funds given him for his defense noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Nissenson, Mary

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