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New York / Bicentennial Celebration / Then and Now #482852

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 1975
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(Studio) Bicentennial celebration held in New York.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Ldrs. of New York colony met 200 years ago and decided to join revolution; New York celebrates action today. Celebration comes at time of financial upheaval in NYC. As celebration goes on, demonstrators protest hosp. closings, Rockettes perform, others protest various proposed budget cuts. [Mayor Abe BEAME - says today New York's struggle is against economy subjugation and it's just as real as political subjugation 200 years ago.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Good luck New York.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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