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New York City Aid / Brighton / Burns #480290

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1975
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(Studio) New York City Mayor Abraham Beame cuts city workers by 8000. 45,000 jobs cut since January Report on Brighton area of city.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Brighton area-in Brooklyn. 2 families eat meals together to pool money. Paul Gatto is laid-off policeman. Bob Machate works for welfare department but wife, Vivian, lost her job as clerk. [GATTO - says felt stripped as man. On unemployment and collects food stamps. Ran into someone he arrested for bribery.] [Neighbor Guy GIULIANO - says not enough police on patrol.] Garbage picked up twice week here. No street cleaning. Schools overcrowded. No junior varsity sports anywhere in NYC. Bus and train fares up. [MACHATE - says doesn't know if he has secure job.] [GIULIANO - says feels like 1933 again.] Many afraid things will get worse.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Federal Reserve Bd. Chairperson Arthur Burns says federal government may have to help New York City avoid default.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:03:50

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