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Los Angeles, California / Watts / Woods Library #613213

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 29, 1996
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Mike Boettcher) Opening day for the library in the Watts section of Los Angeles after a 40-year campaign by Alma Woods, simply known in the community as "The Lady," featured; scenes shown. [WOODS - talks about her mission.] The community's campaign to get the library named for Woods that required overturning a city council policy that a building could only be named for someone giving a million dollars detailed. [Parents of Watts Alice HARRIS, MAN - comment.] [WOODS - promotes education; jokes about the "Taj Mahal of Watts."]

Reporter(s):
Boettcher, Mike;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:02:40

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