CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 1976
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(Studio) Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia, site of state American Legion convention last summer and linked with legionnaires disease, will close.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Events causing financial losses leading to announcement of closing noted. [Hotel spokesperson Gustav ANDERSON - notes amount of losses.] Future plans for hotel and site noted. Tony Delia has worked at hotel for 53 years [DELIA - says it's like 2nd home to him.] [Hotel guest Mrs. Julia PAPARELLA - says she'll miss hotel; isn't afraid to stay here.] Hotel will close after United Fund dinner 1 week from Thursday
REPORTER: Steve Young
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