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Street Vendors' Protest / Delaware / Bicentennial #246268

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1976
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(Studio) Saint vendors ordered off Capitol Hill.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Washington, DC and National Park Service ordered vendors off the Capitol mall. Angry vendors march in protest. Congress gives Marriott Corporation permission to sell food in exclusive location near capitol. President J. Willard Marriott is maj. Republican contributor. Corporation must share all profits above 12% with Congress [Manager civil affairs, Marriott Corp., Louis PRIEBE - cites Marriott sympathy for vendors.] [Small Bus. Admin. spokesperson Anthony STASIO - says what is morally wrong can't be legally right.] [Vendor George LUCAS - notes history of Washington, DC vendors. Now there's just a Bicentennial rip-off.] 1 Congman. vows to get vendors back on location.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw

Mudd, Roger;
Shaw, Bernard

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