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Nixon / Midwest #449973

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 23, 1970
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(Studio) Nixon went to heartlands to learn more about this country
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Indianapolis, IN) [NIXON - says wants Washington, DC to know nation better.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) In 20's and 30's Robert South Lynd did sociological study on town in IN. "Middletown;" was Muncie, IN; may or may not be typical.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Muncie, IN) 1889 Ladies Musical began, met ever since, mbrship. sign of social prestige; people believe small towns like Muncie have retained old American values, but it has all problems of any big city. [John Paul HUFFMAN - says doesn't admit drug problem in school.] [STUDENT - says there is drug problem.] [Reverend Ambrose ZEIGLER - places blame with home, school, and church.]
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

Brelis, Dean;
Brinkley, David

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