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Boston, Massachusetts / Patriarca Crime Family #585174

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 22, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Boston: Fred Briggs) Downfall of New England Patriarca crime family featured; scenes shown of the late mob godfather Raymond Patriarca. [Hit man Mickey PALMAGIETTA, ex-US marshal John PARTINGTON - comment on Patriarca.] Photos shown of mob murder victims. [PATRIARCA - speaks at Congressional hearing.] Raymond Patriarca, Junior, recalled taking control after his father's death; his difficulties detailed. Scenes shown of the arrest of Junior Patriarca's associates, the Anguilo brothers; excerpt played of audiotape of Junior Patriarca presiding over mob initiation ceremony which led to his arrest. [FBI agent Thomas HUGHES - says the Patriarcas are finished.]

Briggs, Fred;
Utley, Garrick

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