NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 04, 1978
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(Studio) Report is on hotels that attempt to rival Waldorf in opulence, if not taste.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Reno, NV) C.W. Fuller's bankruptcy in attempt to establish hotel in Reno, NV, 118 years ago, and way things have changed for hotel industry in city since, noted. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Grand Hotel described and cited as example of combination hotel and casino industry growth in Reno. Concerns of some citizens about this growth outlined. [Citizens for Responsible Growth spokesperson Art SPAULDING - thinks outside money comes into community to make money at expense of local population and its quality of life.] Cary Grant's ribbon cutting for official Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Grand opening and prospects for hotel's success noted.
REPORTER: Rick Davis