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Matteson, Illinois / Racial Diversity #159619

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 29, 1995
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(Studio: Morton Dean) Report introduced.

(Matteson, Illinois: John Donvan) The racial issues raised in Matteson, Illinois, by the village council's campaign to promote white home-seeking prospects examined; scenes shown from this suburban community that has been a model for racial diversity until now, when it is being "resegregated" as more blacks move in. [Black businessman Henry SWAN, village trustee Dale GRAHAM, Denise CLEMONS, black homeowner Bill WATTS, Birch WHITE, village administrator Ralph COGLIANESE - talk about the community's hope for racial balance.] The response of some blacks to the ad campaign outlined. [RESIDENTS - debate the issue.]

Dean, Morton;
Donvan, John

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