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NBC Evening News for Friday, May 08, 1992
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: John Cochran) President Bush's conservative urban agenda as outlined during his visit to riot-torn Los Angeles featured; scenes shown from several locales during his trip. [BUSH - says he will build bipartisan support for action because something new must be tried; blames media coverage of the cities.]

(Studio: Stone Phillips) Announcement that federal troops will be withdrawn from the riot areas reported.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Lending help in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of bankers touring the burned-out neighborhoods. [Mortgage broker John BRYANT - explains what he wants to do and what is needed here.] [While April 30 video of his pharmacy burning is shown, Gilbert MATDepartment of Health, Education and Welfare - talks about his family-owned business.] [White banker Jeffrey HOBBS, BRYANT - comment.]

(Studio: Stone Phillips) Baby Jessica Evers, who was born with a bullet in her elbow after her mother was shot in the womb during the riots, shown.

Cochran, John;
Lewis, George;
Phillips, Stone

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