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Watts / Racial Violence #38720

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 1975
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(Studio) 10 years ago, section of Los Angeles exploded in racial violence.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Watts section of Los Angeles, California) Film shows Watts violence in 1965. After riots, new hospital, giant welfare office, housing units and neighborhood parks built, and bus service improved. Many lots and business vacant. Living conditions here worse today. 3 of 4 families on welfare. [Social worker Grace PAYNE - says no way to make living here.] Crime and school drop-out rates high. [Labor council Ted WATKINS - says large amount of money went to administration, not poor.] [Unemployed Frank HANZY - predicts robbing and killing if not enough jobs. Just like `65.]
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Smith, Howard K.

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