NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 20, 1983
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(Studio) Roy Williams noted resigning today as Teamsters union president; Jackie Presser thought his likely successor.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Scottsdale, Arizona) Salary of Teamsters hierarchy in light of increasing unemployment among union members and pension funds stolen by mobsters noted; Williams resignation as effort to remain out of prison on bribery conviction recalled. Probability that Presser will succeed him examined. Presser's assns. with organized crime figs. in Ohio mentioned. [PRESSER - blames media for his reputation.] Teamsters official Salvatore Provenzano of New Jersey said indicted for mail fraud, embezzlement and bribery. [PROVENZANO - is surprised at bribery charge]
REPORTER: Brian Ross
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