NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 1978
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(Studio) Report is 2nd in series on inflation and the poor.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Laredo, Texas) Situation of Jacobo Tovar and family of Laredo, Texas, just across border from Mexico, described. Conditions under which they live outlined. [TOVAR - doesn't feel poor as long as there is money for groceries and family is happy.] Tovar's pride noted. Family's names listed. Tovar's attempts to build house for family by himself reported [TOVAR - thinks he can still make it; is still young.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit
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