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Bellevue Stratford Hotel To Close / Legionnaires Disease #40719

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 1976
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(Studio) Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will close November 18, as result of economy problems caused by legionnaires disease of last summer.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Hotel's owner, Bankers Security Corporation of Philadelphia decides to sell due to financial losses. [Hotel mnging. director William CHADWICK - notes present registration at hotel and what is normal.] [Tony DELIA, Junior - cites case of West Coast woman's cancellation after daughter in New Zealand called her with regard to hotel.] [Tony DELIA, Senior - says he's worked there 53 years; doesn't know what he'll do now.] Probable future of hotel and site noted.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Jack

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