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Expo `76 / Site / Massachusetts #3205

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 03, 1969
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(Studio) Boston to vote on Expo `76.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Boston, Massachusetts) United States celebrates 200th birthday in 1976. Boston and Philadelphia bid for bicentennial celebration. Boston plans to fill in 690 acres of inner harbor, and keep it for urban community. City Council votes against it. People fear tax hike. Group of "Minutemen" travels to Washington, DC to give views. [Mayor Kevin WHITE - says Mayor properly representatives city view, not City Council] Ex-Candidate for Mayor, and now running for Council, Louise Day Hicks, against Expo. [HICKS - says filling in harbor will start encroachment for rest of harbor. White speaks for self.] President to decide Expo's. location.

McBee, Keith;
Reynolds, Frank

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