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Memphis / Beale Street #527320

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 08, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Memphis, Tennessee) City's effort to renovate Beale Street, made famous by W.C. Handy in "Beale Street Blues," examined; films shown. District's historical role in blues and city recalled; photos shown. [Abram SCHWAB - recalls openness of Beale Street.] Schwab family position on Beale Street described. [SCHWAB - explains not leaving during hard economy times.] [Lillie GLUBBER - sings; feels whites have taken over Beale Street; sings "Beale Street Blues."]
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Chung, Connie;
Jones, Kenley

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