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New York City / Apollo Theater #115594

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 1988
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(Studio: Brit Hume) Report introduced.

(Harlem, NYC: Beth Nissen) Apollo Theater, famous stage in NYC, featured; scenes shown. [Postal employment Rene PRYOR - talks about upcoming performance at Apollo.] [Ralph COOPER - mentions famous singers who started at Apollo.] Cooper reported starting amateur night at Apollo in 1933; photograph shown. [Singer Leslie UGGAMS - says audience will let you know if they like you or not.] [Amateur singer Vanessa WINSTON - talks about performing at Apollo.] [Amateur Donnie REED - hopes crowd loves him.] [On stage, COOPER - talks to audience.] Pryor, Winston and Reed shown singing on stage. [PRYOR, REED - comment on their performances.] [COOPER - says Apollo gave them opportunity.]

Hume, Brit;
Nissen, Beth

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