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Ghetto Gangs / Senate Committee Debate #440586

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 09, 1968
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(Studio) Senator sub-committee on government operations holds hearings on poverty program. Chairperson John McClellan questions giving some money to ghetto gangs.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [MCCLELLAN - says seems to be threat when ghetto gangs demand something.] [Wilmington, DE, Civic leader Edward J. GOETT - says you don't understand causes of riots.] [MCCLELLAN - say do understand. They're law violators.] [GOETT - says must do something about them.] [MCCLELLAN - says your answer is federal money for them.] [GOETT - not admitted housing project is a failure. 3,000 alienated youths in Wilmington, DE. Governor's solution is to put National Guard in city and repress them. Our solution is to put them into productive society.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Brinkley, David

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