NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 23, 1978
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(Studio) Trouble in Crown Heights section of New York City noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Brooklyn, New York) Decision of Lubavitcher Hasidim to remain in Crown Heights as neighborhood changed from white to black population noted; Hasidic lifestyle, including own street patrol for protection, detailed; incident in which black youth Victor Rhodes beaten up, hospitalized reported [Unidentified BLACKS - describe Hasidic beating up Rhodes.] Other incidents between black and police mentioned. Death of black busman. Arthur Miller noted; funeral services shown; Hasidic street patrols controversial. [Unidentified Hasidic PATROLMAN - cites need for street patrols.] Blacks and whites shown arguing about value of street patrols; blacks now organizing own street patrol.
REPORTER: Robert Hager