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New Harmony, Indiana #41659

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1976
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(Studio) Report on IN town.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(New Harmony, IN) Town has rich history but poor economy History of town cited. Town failed as utopian intellectual community. 1st women's club, Minerva Society; 1st kindergarten; 1st free library; 1st trade school, and 1st free public schools began here. Money provided to restore much of historical sights. Plans made to make town into sort of Midwestern Williamsburg. [Resident Bud TOLLIVER - glad to have chance to turn town around on sound economy base.] [Resident Linda Sue ALSOP - says charm of town may be lost and lifestyles disrupted.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Dobbs, Greg;
Reasoner, Harry

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