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Atlantic City Gambling #290374

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 18, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Atlantic City, New Jersey) Econ. basis of city's acceptance of gambling industry noted; community's opposition to construction of Camelot Casino due to South African backing of venture examined. [Community leader Kareem SHABAZZ - considers it blood money.] Southern Sun Company noted parent company of casino; extent of its holdings in South Africa noted. [Southern spokesperson Sol KERZNER - denies practicing discrimination.] [City cnclman. Gene DORN - suggest South Africa take its money and place it in appropriate location.] Argument for casino's construction outlined. [Building trades council spokesperson John RICH - wants money in community.] [Construction worker Mike ABDULLAH - will work for anybody.] City council noted delaying decision on casino's construction.
REPORTER: Jane Wallace

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Wallace, Jane
Duration:
00:01:50

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