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Senate Organized Crime Hearings / Bowdach #55597

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 09, 1978
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(Studio) Report on further testimony to Senate committee by admitted mob figure Gary Bowdach.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Bowdach's testimony about crime in prison, particularly his involvement in Mafia murder of major French Connection heroin case figure detailed. His private statements about murder of alleged key figure in theft of French Connection heroin from New York City police, Vincent Papa, outlined. Films and photos shown. [BOWDACH - describes prison murders of Ronald Bell, John Widener and William Zambitto. States ease of prisoners getting weapons. Discusses smuggling of narcotics into prison by official Edwin Ellswick.] Investigation of chgs. by Bureau of Prisons and FBI reported.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Bowdach's final appearance on Thursday noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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