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Poverty / West Virginia Tourism #446513

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1969
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(Studio) Mingo Cnty.'s poverty agency tries to bring in tourists by enticing them to live with poor people for $18 day, to get to know people and cnty. 25-yr. old graduate student Jeff Douglas moves in with miner's family.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Mingo Cnty., West Virginia) [DOUGLAS - says can't afford to miss opportunity.) [Miner's WIFE - says he might learn something from us; us from him. Could use extra money.] [DOUGLAS - says they're not hostile.] [WIFE - says he acts nice.] They talk about coal mining at dinner. Douglas milks cow.
REPORTER: No reporter given

Brinkley, David

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