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Model Cities / Judge's Rebuke #213211

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 01, 1971
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(Studio) Federal Judge Richard B. Austin stops payment of model cities' funds to Chicago until city puts low income housing in white neighborhoods. Mayor Richard Daley criticized.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Chicago, Illinois) Austin accuses Chicago authorities and US Housing and Urban Development Department of collaborating to keep segregated housing. Judge orders government not to release $26 million until city approves 552 more publisher housing units. [DALEY - calls remarks disturbing.] [Illinois ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Carl LEZAK - calls judge's decision significant.] 4,000 model city jobs threatened and social services they perform. 4 health clinics serve 300,000; 9,000 attend 7 special schools; unclear how long city can keep up programs. Daley believes whites will go to suburbs if blacks moved. [DALEY - talks with reporter about suburb dilemma.] Daley can appeal decision.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson Artist: Audrey Weprin

Reporter(s):
Fromson, Murray;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:20

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