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Special Segment (Housing: The Great Squeeze) #516884

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 20, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Boston, Massachusetts) Problems faced by public hsing. in United States examined; demolition of Saint Louis' Pruett-Igo project recalled, shown. Related statistics listed; general situation illustrated by Boston's Columbia Point projects. Details given. [Lilly BARRY - notes being trapped in projects.] [Boston hsing. authority Louis SPENCE - outlines political problem.] Seattle's system examined as alternative to those found in urban areas such as Boston. [WOMAN - comments.] [Seattle hsing. authority spokesperson William NISHIMURA - cites waiting list.] Impact on public hsing.'s future by Reagan administration budget cuts outlined. [Urban Institution spokesperson Raymond STRUYK - comments on lack of warning.] Admin.'s defense of cuts recalled. [Hsing. administration Philip WINN - doesn't think government's duties have been shunned.] [BARRY - cites inability to live in suburbs unless she's on President's payroll.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) Tomorrow's segment previewed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

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