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New York, New York / Slave Labor / Mexico #619413

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Pat Dawson) The case in New York City in which over 50 deaf mute Mexicans were forced to sell toys and trinkets on the subways featured; scenes and courtroom sketches shown. [New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI, NEIGHBOR (thru translator), NYU Urban Research Center professor Mitchell MOSS - comment on the immigrants' case.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Kelly O'Donnell) The economic and political conditions in Mexico that makes Mexicans vulnerable to chance fleeing to the United States on what ever means are available examined; scenes shown from Mexico City. [Professor Jose BADILLO (thru translator) - says one of the immigrants was a student at his school for the deaf.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Dawson, Pat;
O'Donnell, Kelly

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