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Public Housing / 40 Year Anniversary #474215

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1974
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(Studio) 40 years ago tomorrow, public hsing. started in United States in NYC.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(NYC) 1st public hsing. projects shown. Film of infamously bad Saint Louis public hsing. projects shown. Boston failure at public hsing. also shown. Reasons for some project failures discussed. Public hsing not all bad; ideal situation outlined. Glenmore Plaza in New York comes somewhat closer to reaching ideal than many other projects. [Mrs. Precious WHITE - discusses advantages of living in Glenmore Plaza.] Federal government says its learned from past mistakes. Congress committee on hsing. has difficult time getting Department of Hsing. and Urban Dvt. to actually release money for more and better public hsing. projects. [New York City hsing. authority Joseph CHRISTIAN - says money can't be used because it hasn't been allocated by government]
REPORTER: Betty Rollin

Rollin, Betty;
Utley, Garrick

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