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New York City / Mob Trial #547464

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(NYC: James Polk) Verdicts in racketeering trial of Mafia commission mbrs. Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno, Anthony "Tony Ducks" Corallo, Carmine "The Snake" Persico and others and background to government's case examined; details given, scenes shown. [Voices of mob MBRS. - discuss business; remarks transcribed on screen.] [Prosecuting attorney Michael CHERTOFF - cites importance of verdict.] [Defense attorney John JACOBS - attributes outcome to "Mafia hysteria."] Basis of conviction of Ralph Scopo explained. Conviction of triggerman in 1979 murder of Carmine Galante mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Polk, James

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