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Profile (Liberated Paris) #478483

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 25, 1974
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(Studio) Paris celebrates 30th anniversary of liberation. City changes.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(Paris, France) Film of 1944 liberation from German Nazis shown. French resistance started attack. German ofr. ignores Hitler's orders to burn city and surrenders in face of coming Americans Liberation joy shown. 1000 died in sts. that week Paris lost role as center West civilization. Traffic destroys peaceful atmosphere. Modern bldgs. don't fit in. President Valery Giscard d'Estaing vetos plans for new right bank, high-rise commercial complex where market used to be. Art center and park to be there instead. Shops still there.
REPORTER: Bernard Kaplan

Kalber, Floyd;
Kaplan, Bernard

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