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Liberty City / Music Relations #530709

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 29, 1983
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REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Miami, Florida) Music program in city's Liberty City section sponsored by Ghetto Style Disc Jockeys such as Luther Campbell as effort to ease summer tensions examined; films shown. [CAMPBELL - notes bleak economy situation for residents.] Last year's riot following police intervention in street disco recalled; formation of Black Youth of Liberty City as self-monitoring organization for area noted. [Black Youth spokesperson George FORBES - explains group's purpose.] [Deputy police chief Clarence DIXON - notes wisdom of street discos in terms of recreation for neighborhood.] Voter registration drive linked with disco cited. [DIXON - hopes event will be used as vehicle for gaining control of children.]
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Jones, Kenley;
Savitch, Jessica

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