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New York, New York / Mob War / Colombo Crime Family #578909

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: John Miller) Grand jury questioning of 41 people with alleged ties to organized crime in New York City about the current mob war there featured; scenes shown of alleged mobsters arriving. [Brooklyn district attorney Charles HYNES - comments on ending mob war.] Mob war said to be between faction of the Colombo crime family loyal to imprisoned former boss Carmine Persico and faction loyal to new boss Victor Orena; photos shown. [Defense attorney Charles CARNESI - calls questioning a misuse of the system.] Scenes shown of alleged mobsters Vincent Cassio, Joseph "Little Lollipop" Carna, Patsy Catalano, and Louis Malpizzo.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, John

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