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From The Vault: "Biography Of A Bookie Joint"

In this week's edition of "From The Vault," we bring you "Biography Of A Bookie Joint," originally shown on Nov 30, 1961. This is actually a rebroadcast from 1963 – the first time the "controversial" broadcast aired it was not shown in Massachusetts, as Walter Cronkite explains in the introduction. Click on the video box to see Cronkite tell the story of organized gambling – with the aid of a hidden camera.