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Harlem Week Festival #265857

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 25, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to Harlem Week festival introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Film of Harlem area New York City in 1920's shown; era recalled. Film courtesy of Raymond Rohauer. [Cab CALLOWAY - describes that time in Harlem.] Great jazz artists, poets, educators, philosophers of Harlem in 20's listed. City University of New York Richard WADE - says in 20's Harlem was world famous.] Situation in Harlem today detailed. [Former heroin addict Garland FITZGERALD - comments.] Renovation of Harlem brownstone by Ernest Baxter cited. [Abyssinian Baptist Church Reverend Samuel PROCTOR - speaks about changing conditions in Harlem.] Ballet shown courtesy WNET. [Uptown Chamber of Commerce Lloyd WILLIAMS - comments.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

Culhane, David;
Rather, Dan

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