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Michigan / Reservation Gambling #295002

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 02, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Baraga, Michigan) Govt. efforts to halt casino gambling on the Keweenaw Indian reservation in Michigan examined; films shown. [US district attorney John SMIETANKA - claims people oppose casino gambling in area.] Keweenaws' past use of traditional gambling such as bingo for revenue enhancement reviewed. [Tribal cnclwoman. Helene WELSH - notes tribe's history of gambling.] [Casino operator Fred DAKOTA - disagrees with state's position.] [SMIETANKA - explains Michigan law's approach to gambling.] Federal government said backing state in case. [Attorney Hunter WATSON - believes state fears competition from Indian gambling.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Dean, Morton;
Pappas, Ike

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