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New United States Citizen #54314

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1978
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(Studio) Salvatore Napoli's becoming United States citizen after being citizen of Italy for 100 years reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Glen Cove, New York) Napoli's arrival in United States in 1920, through Ellis Island, and his inability to become citizen because of illiteracy noted. He is now 101 years old and lives in Glen Cove, New York, with daughter. [NAPOLI - describes breakfast drink.] [MAN - says Napoli never really gave up idea of becoming United States citizen.] Family discovery of waiver in immigration law re: elderly immigrants noted; waiver outlined. Films shown. Napoli's appearance with son at cthse. in Mineola, New York, to take oath of allegiance to become United States citizen reported [NAPOLI - expresses thanks.]
REPORTER: Bob Brown Artist: Aggie Whelan

Brown, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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