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Yonkers, New York / Desegregation #117683

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Refusal of city of Yonkers, New York, to build low- income housing for blacks reported Report introduced.

(Yonkers, New York: Bill O'Reilly) Issue of low-income housing in Yonkers featured; scenes shown from housing project. [Dep. police chief Rudy DiDIVITIS - says there are drug-related crimes around projects.] [Projects perimeter RESIDENT - complains about crime linked to projects.] Impt. of low-income housing to Yonkers' black population noted. [Black MAN - complains about housing.] National fear that public housing will ruin neighborhoods explained. [MAN - complains about safety.] [Black WOMAN - says they need housing.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
O'Reilly, Bill
Duration:
00:02:10

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