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House Assassinations Committee / Kennedy Hearings #55867

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 27, 1978
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(Studio) House Assassinations Committee reported to hear testimony about possibility that gangland figure had knowledge of plot to kill John F. Kennedy.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Testimony of Cuban exile Jose Aleman about his meeting in Miami with alleged Mafia leader Santo Trafficante in which they discussed Kennedy detailed. [ALEMAN - recalls conversation with Trafficante, in which Trafficante said Kennedy would be hit.] Aleman's report to FBI about conversation, after Kennedy assassination, and FBI assurances to him that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone stated. Upcoming testimony by Trafficante noted; his previous appearance, in which he took 5th Amendment on all questions about Kennedy's assassination, mentioned. Committee's success in obtaining immunity from prosecution for Trafficante stated.

Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank

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