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Senate Organized Crime Hearings / Bowdach Testimony #55084

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1978
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(Studio) Admission to committing murder by witness to Senator permanent investigations subcommittee reported; hearings are on organized crime.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [Senator Sam NUNN - asks policemen to ensure witness not photographed on entrance.] Testimony of Gary Bowdach, now serving prison sentence for loansharking, detailed. [SEN. - asks about death of Bowdach's partner, Louis Cicchini.] [BOWDACH - says partner was killed and he did it. Describes shooting of partner and attempted murder of alleged FBI informer.] [NUNN - asks witness to confirm statements about shooting of alleged informer.] Bowdach's stated concern about possibility of partner talking to FBI noted. Witness' other testimony with regard to Mafia in Florida, include that they used to purchase guns at North Bay Village police department, outlined.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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