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Jimmy Hoffa on Prison Reform

Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa speaks about the difficulties of prison life after a December 23, 1971, pardon by President Richard Nixon ended his 15-year sentence for jury tampering and fraud.

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  • Jimmy Hoffa on Prison Reform
    Jimmy Hoffa on Prison Reform

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    Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa speaks about the difficulties of prison life after a December 23, 1971, pardon by President Richard Nixon ended his 15-year sentence for jury tampering and fraud.

    Audio Clip (0:20)
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    Verdict Announced in Nanny Trial

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    In live court coverage on October 30, 1997, the jury announces its verdict in the trial of 19-year-old British au pair Louise Woodward. Woodward was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of an 8-month-old baby.

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    O.J. Simpson Verdict Announced

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    In 1995, O. J. Simpson was acquitted of the 1994 double murder of his estranged wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.

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    Lee Harvey Oswald's Killer Sentenced

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    A March 14, 1964, report announces the conviction and sentence of Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, who gunned down accused JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald on national television. Ruby was found guilty of "murder with malice" and was sentenced to die in the electric chair.

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  • History Rocks: Jimmy Hoffa Disappears
    History Rocks: Jimmy Hoffa Disappears

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    James Hoffa's mysterious disappearance on July 30, 1975 is discussed in this video clip from History Rocks: The 70's. On that day, he drove to Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he was supposed to meet two well-known mobsters.

    Video Clip (2:08)

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