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Poverty Tourism / West Virginia #446534

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 18, 1969
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(Studio) Poverty agency in Mingo Cnty., West Virginia advertised for tourists to live with poor for $18 day and see how they live. College student Geoffrey Douglas lives with Clyde Robinette and family.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Mingo Cnty., West Virginia) [DOUGLAS - says they're fiercely moral, but easy to get on with.] Hatfield Cemetery shown. [Joseph McCOY - relates Hatfield-McCoy saga and all the killings. He almost cries.] [DOUGLAS - says fox hunt important because of local color.] Tent revival meeting shown; 2 faint. [DOUGLAS - says they're striking people. Would be rough for me to live here, but it's tender country to them.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Brinkley, David

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