NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 29, 1972
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(Studio) Mayors meeting in Indianapolis say don't have enough money for cities.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Indianapolis, IN) Mayors attending National League of Cities Conf. urge release of federal redevelopment funds already appropriated by Congress but withheld by Nixon administration [Detroit Mayor Roman GRIBBS - in urban renewal, funds not delivered on time and holding up projects.] [League of Cities rap. James WILSON - cities getting federal grants do so by "grantsmanship."] Indianapolis is recipient of much federal money. President and Mayor Richard Lugar close friends. Indianapolis one of last cities to apply for funds, yet got $100 million since 1968.
REPORTER: Lou Davis