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Levitt / New York Suit #314992

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 27, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tampa, Florida: Anthony Mason) Hsing. developer William Levitt's impact on US culture with his post-WW II Long Island development reviewed; historical footage shown. New York state attorney general's suit against him now examined; details given, scenes shown. [Assistant attorney general Elizabeth BRADFORD - wants to prevent Levitt from selling homes in New York.] [Madeline POTTER - describes her and husband Donald's experience with Levitt in Florida.] [Gerald KAMEN - cites similar experience.] Circumstances surrounding Levitt's failed Florida dvts. reviewed. [BRADFORD - accuses Levitt of defrauding customers.] [Assistant attorney general David SAMUELS - claims Levitt misused charitable trust fund money.] Levitt's lifestyle described, illustrated. [Russell BODWELL - thinks friend has problem lowering his lifestyle.] [LEVITT - denies image has suffered; declines comment on legal problems.] [KAMEN - notes pain caused by Levitt.]

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan

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