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New York City Economy / Cong. #237254

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 1975
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(Studio) New York City Mayor Abraham Beame requests federal aid.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Representative Carroll HUBBARD - says would take a lot of convincing to get his constituents to want to help NYC.] [Representative Richard KELLY - says NYC wants rest of United States to pay bill.] [BEAME - says asking President, administration and Congress to give New York City same treatment they give corps.] A lot of Congress predicts favorable action due to worry over consequences of not helping NYC.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(DC) [Senator James ALLEN - says against national interests to bail out NYC.] Allen threatens to filibuster; Senator Mike Mansfield says he'll be difficult to stop.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:02:50

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