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Democratic Convention / New York City and Dangers #489406

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 1976
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(Studio) Report on dangers surrounding Madison Square Garden where Democratic Convention to be held.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Area around Garden is unattractive and draws derelicts. [WOMAN - says Garden area is horrible.] [Assistant police chief Dan COURTENAY - says area difficult to police.] 2000 police and Secret Service to guard Garden. 2 side sts. will be sealed off. Ea. convention delegate will receive gifts from NYC. [PROSTITUTE - says police won't be able to get all girls off the st.] [New York City host committee Robert TISCH - says will work with and around Garden area.] [MAN - praises New York City as convention site.] Carpenters work on Garden interior.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Some Southerners are calling New York City "Atlanta North"
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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