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NBC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1983
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) Mayor Harold Washington's introduction to Democrat political machine here said coming with his 1st city council meeting; details examined, films shown. [WASHINGTON - adjourns council as soon as it opens.] Aldermen's organization of cncl. under machine structure, with cnclman. Edward Vrdolyak election president pro-tem, examined. [VRDOLYAK - comments on Washington "running away."] Council noted changing city's government from strong-mayor system to strong-council system. [VRDOLYAK - defs. cncl.'s efforts to work with Washington.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom

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