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Detroit, Michigan / Bankruptcy #1060954

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 19, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The bankruptcy filing by the city of Detroit introduced.

(Detroit: Gabe Gutierrez) Questions about Detroit’s future examined; scenes shown of dilapidated houses; ITN footage shown; details given about pension & city service problems; map of Chapter 9 filings since 1954 shown; unemployment rate cited. [Michigan Governor Rick SNYDER†, emergency manager Kevyn ORR†- comment on Detroit’s problems.] [WOMAN – says everybody is living in fear.] [Stanford University professor Joshua RAUH†- says it’s one of the major economic crises we’re facing over the next decade.] [City Council president Saunteel JENKINS†- says Detroit will pull this off.] [Retiree Glen HENDRICKS‡- comments.]

Williams, Brian;
Gutierrez, Gabe

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