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NBC Evening News for
Saturday, Mar 08, 2003

Headline: New York, New York / Broadway / Musicians' Strike

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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(New York: Don Lemon) The shutdown of Broadway musicals by a musicians' strike supported by actors & stagehands featured; scenes shown of picketers & of a mock funeral for live music on the streets of New York City; details given of the issue of downsizing orchestras. [Actor Harvey FIERSTEIN††- says the theater is not a karaoke bar.] [Two TOURISTS - complain.] [Agent Jeff BORAWICK‡- says Manhattan needs people coming in.] ["New York Times" columnist Frank RICH - says the Broadway theater industry has given out-of- towners another reason not to come to New York.] [Theatre Service Americana, Inc., Jonathan RADLER†- says our business is suffering.]

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Program Time:05:55:50 pm - 05:58:30 pm. Duration: 02:40
Reporters:Seigenthaler, John; Lemon, Don
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:723387