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Detroit / After Riots #253293

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 22, 1977
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(Studio) Detroit riots 10 years ago noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Detroit, Michigan) Update report on area where riots took place. (Films of riots shown.) National Guard occupied area. [Homeowner Elizabeth WITT - watched riots from her front porch.] [Store owner Langston STAGGERS - had dog and gun with him each day.] Juanita Lynch was teenager then and 1 of those on street. [LYNCH - says attitude was just to have fun.] Visible signs of gains made since riots include more blacks on police force and in public jobs, public hsing. and privately financed Renaissance Center. [New Detroit, Incorporated, president Lawrence DOSS - says there's better spirit and hopefulness now than at any time in last decade.] In riot area, there's impatience. [WITT - says too much of community being destroyed.] Area has been cleaned up in preparation for hsing. projects and shopping center, but

Mudd, Roger

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