CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 1973
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(Studio) Wilmington, DE, uses old idea to solve problems of modern day world.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Wilmington, DE) Wilmington applies urban homesteaders act to old homes in run-down areas. Homes awarded to individuals under specifications for renovation within 18 mos. After remodeling, homeowners must live in homes 3 years [Mrs. Regina BONNEY - wins home to be renovated. Finds this interesting and challenging to make home liveable.] Bonney home shown. [Mayor Thomas MALONEY - hopes homesteading will catch on.] Philadelphia to launch homesteading program soon.
REPORTER: David Dow
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