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San Francisco / Golden Gate Bridge Anniversary #315829

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1987
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) 50th anniversary of San Francisco's Golden Gate bridge noted.

(San Francisco, California: John Blackstone) City's crisis of confidence said illustrated by political bickering over bridge's anniversary celebrations; details given, scenes shown. [Mayoral candidate Roger BOrganization of American States - accuses city of false elitism.] [Public affairs director Mel WAX - notes financial base is leaving.] [Claire GianinniHOFFMAN - believes San Francisco has gone to the dogs.] Rice-a-Roni said dropping its San Francisco connection due to AIDS; city's loss of shipping business explained. Historical footage shown. [FISHERMAN - notes decline of crab industry] [Restaurant owner Enrico BANDUCCI - describes city's loss of spirit.] ["HUMAN Jukebox" - recalls police charge against his performances.]

Blackstone, John;
Kuralt, Charles

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