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In Depth (Powerball Lottery) #625416

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 28, 1998
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) Public frenzy over the 250 million Powerball Lottery jackpot reported; possibility that the end of the lottery is near noted; effects on store owners and police noted; chart shown of things that 250 million could buy. [Store OWNER - says he has seen all Powerball ticket buyers, no regular business.] [Greenwich, Connecticut, police department Peter ROBBINS - says the Powerball mania is placing stress on the police.] [Powerball inventor Ed STANNYK - feels like he created Frankenstein's monster.] [University of Chicago economist Alan SANDERSON - says spending that kind of money could be difficult to do.]

Reporter(s):
Avila, Jim;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:03:30

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