NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 23, 2011
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(New Orleans: Mark Potter) An update on the 20 million dollar gift from Barnes and Noble CEO Leonard Riggio and his wife Louise to rebuild homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans’ Gentilly neighborhood presented; scenes shown of Monique Ville entering her new home, Tony Bennett singing at a celebration for the families. [RIGGIO – says we’re giving working class people a piece of the American dream.] [New home recipients Edgar WILLIAMS, Denise and Arthur BATISTE– comment.] [Mayor Mitch LANDRIEU- praises the Riggios.]
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