CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 31, 1984
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(Studio) New York City item introduced
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt
(NYC) Scene from "Yankee Doodle Dandy" with Jimmy Cagney shown [CAGNEY sings "Give my regards to Broadway."] 1920's Times Square scenes shown. George Gershwin recalled. 1945 end-of-WW II scene shown. 1984 New Year's Eve celebration shown. [Gene KELLY - sings of Broadway.] [PEOPLE - comment on the danger of Times Square today.] Sex, drugs, violence said now characteristic. Scenes shown. Redevelopment of Times Square area said slated. [Urban Dvt. Corporation William STERN - talks of plan.] Details of plan shown. [Architect Philip JOHNSON - favors planned office bldgs.] [Brendan GILL - says Square being destroyed by real estate greed.] [Larry FLOWER - has filed suit against development, fearing rent increase in adjoining Clinton, formerly Hell's Kitchen.] [Clinton resident Connie FLYNN - fears eviction notice.] [Dick POWELL - sings "42nd Street."]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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