NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Chicago, Illinois) 1968 riot on westside of Chicago after Martin Luther King was murdered recalled; films shown. Econ. neglect of area examined; details on unemployment given. [Clarence WILLIAMS - comments on job hunting.] Factories and businesses burned out in 1968 riots said not coming back to neighborhood; impact of such lack on residents outlined. [WILLIAMS - comments.] Williams' job hunting results noted. [WILLIAMS - notes effect on children.] Illegal means of raising funds cited. [WILLIAMS - comments.] Recession said deepening with the summer; CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) program mentioned.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs