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Newark / Black Mayor #10756

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 17, 1970
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(Studio) Kenneth Gibson defeats Mayor Hugh Addonizio in Newark, New Jersey race.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Newark, New Jersey) 1st black mayor of major E. city; Addonizio supporters violent. [Cnclman. Anthony IMPERIALE - tells of asking people not to riot, give Gibson chance; suggests changing city govt to commission form.] [GIBSON - appeals for public support.] Real work just beginning, city in decay.
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

Giggans, Jim;
Reynolds, Frank

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