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Housing Failure #19761

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 16, 1972
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(Studio) In Saint Louis, Missouri ailing Pruitt-Igoe neighborhood gets treatment.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Saint Louis, Missouri) 22 of 33 high rise low cost housing project bldgs. in Saint Louis are closed. Vandalism, poor maintenance and management, gang wars, and arch. defects render project a disaster. Project is being reduced to smaller, more secure and personable units.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.;
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:01:40

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