NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 05, 1977
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(Studio) US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Patricia Harris in New York City to announce federal funding for special hsing. project in Harlem.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) Taino Towers to be most luxurious hsing. for poor ever built; details with regard to bldgs. noted. Ronald Reagan used it as issue in primaries, which is probable reason Gerald Ford didn't appropriate funds to finish project. (Film of Reagan in New Hampshire shown.) Secretary Harris announces funding today. [HARRIS - says Carter administration committed to completion.] Tenants have been selected; some don't think it's too luxurious. [WOMAN - feels slum dwellers entitled to better qtrs.] [MAN - doesn't want to live in slums all of life.]
REPORTER: Brian Ross
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