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[Bypassed introduction] Connie Chung (New York)
(Washington: Norman Robinson) Mayor Marion Barry's personal and political problems and their impact on community of Washington, DC, featured. [BARRY - announces plans.] [WIFE, press secretary Lurma RACKLEY - say most serious problem is alcoholism.] [On CBS "Nightwatch", "Washington Post" columnist Dorothy GILLIAM - says Washington has become the murder capital.] Issue of federal government overseeing Washington noted. [Senator Robert KERREY - says it is unlikely idea of statehood will go far now.] [President BUSH - says it is sad.] Issue of what will happen to city while mayor undergoes treatment for his problems mentioned.
- Robinson, Norman
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