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Special Segment (Renaissance and Recession) #511404

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1980
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(Studio) Detroit's rebuilding said symbolized by Renaissance Center.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Economic benefits from Detroit's implementation of assembly line concept of auto industry noted; mural by artist Diego Rivera mentioned, shown. City's rejuvenation by construction of Renaissance Center recalled; impact of recession on Detroit examined. Statistics for unemployment, auto product, home ownership reported; case of unemployed auto worker David Cross and wife outlined as example of town's problems. [Mr. and Mrs. CROSS - comment.] Incr. crime, drug and alcohol abuse, and emotional problems among children said accompanying recession. [Psychologist Dr. Theriault TODD - comments.] Incring. racial tensions as well noted; recent vandalism of black home by self-styled Klansmen cited. Bob Allen's history with Ford Motor Company and his desire for more secure life for children reported [ALLEN - says big boom days for auto industry are over.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

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