ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 20, 1977
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(Studio) president Carter to go on 3-day trip to 5 states. Will hear of farm problems in Des Moines Iowa, tour air base in Omaha, Nebraska, sell Canal treaty in Denver, Colorado, and attend fund-raiser for Democrats in Los Angeles. 1st stop will be in Detroit, to hear reports on urban poverty.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(Detroit, Michigan) Detroit riots of summer, 1967, noted. (Film shown.) Report on improvements in downtown part of city and remaining problems, especially unemployment. Renovation of downtown and building of Renaissance Center noted. Carter will talk to urban poor with regard to unemployment. [Mark WALDON - notes size of family and of paycheck; can't make ends meet that way.] Barren parts of city stand as reminders of what can happen if urban decay goes unchecked.
REPORTER: Ken Watts
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