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Disco Music in the Street #500406

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1978
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(Studio) Report on disco music being heard on streets.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Origins of disco as street music detailed; its return to street via AM-FM stereo radio-cassette tape players carried by youths, noted as usu. black or Hispanic, reported [Bill MARRERO - states reasons young people carry music with them.] Cost of so-called "boxes" mentioned; store clerks' reports that they don't know where ghetto kids get money stated. [CLERK - tells why he thinks kids buy boxes.] Is said that analysts haven't yet had time to research phenomenon of boxes. [Justice ROBLES - says with depression around here, only good times may come when listening to music.]
REPORTER: Gerald Harrington

Brokaw, Tom;
Harrington, Gerald

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