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New Orleans World's Fair #297851

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 30, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Econ. problems experienced by World's Fair here and state and local government efforts to financial project examined; films shown. Extent of possible losses mentioned. [Cnclman. Joe GIARRUSSO - cites need for better fair management before it opened.] Potential impact of bailouts on Louisiana taxpayers considered. [Governor Edwin EDWARDS - notes priorities.] [Chicago alderman Wallace DAVIS, Junior - opposes Chicago World's Fair in 1992 as result of New Orleans fiasco.] [Fair president Petr SPURNEY - cites need to improve attendance.] Apparent success in efforts to improve fair's image noted. [PEOPLE - praise fair.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Hall, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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