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Black Quota / Oak Park, Illinois #28279

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 21, 1974
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(Studio) Community officials propose black quota for Oak Park, Illinois.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Oak Park, Illinois) Officials hope to limit black quota to 30% for each block. Oak Park citizens fear ghetto to move into Oak Park from Chicago. [Citizen Monroe SULLIVAN - thinks black quota won't be knocked down in cts.] [Richard RUBENSTEIN - against quota. Doesn't think black quota has chance.] Some blacks for quota; reasons given. [Louis PIGNATELLI - says he's for quota because property values to drop as he's forced to rent to blacks.] [Ethel HARRIS - charges she has right to live anywhere.] [Bernard GAWNE - insists neighborhoods to be completely black without black quota.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Dobbs, Greg;
Reasoner, Harry

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