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Cleveland Financial Troubles #58211

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 1979
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(Studio) Cleveland's default in fall, 1978, noted as 1st for American city since Depression. Upcoming vote in city with regard to solution to financial troubles reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Cleveland, Ohio) Proposal to raise wage tax said to have no organization opposition, contrary to situation with regard to sale of city-owned electric light plant. Mayor Dennis Kucinich's political history of opposition to sale of plant to pvtly.-owned Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) noted. [KUCINICH - comments.] Kucinich's address to members of Saint Paul's Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday reported television debate between Kucinich and city council president George Forbes mentioned; film shown. [FORBES - comments.] Reactions to situation by debate viewers at local restaurant stated. [MEN - give differing opinions.]
REPORTER: Matt Quinn

Quinn, Matt;
Reynolds, Frank

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