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Weather / Poletown (Detroit) #63742

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 25, 1980
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(Studio) Cold wave in N.W. and N.E. reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Detroit, Michigan) Saint John Catholic Church featured. [Father Malcolm MAHONEY - speaks of losing everything.] New auto factory to be built at Poletown, resulting in destruction of that area of Detroit, Michigan, reported 3400 said to be relocated. [Helen SCHUSTER - calls it unfair.] [Mike LEMBAS - calls it worse than communism] [City ofr. Emmett MOTEN - points out benefits of plant.] [Alice CHMURA - is happy to move.] [MALONEY - predicts death for some of aged.]
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

Reporter(s):
Hickey, Jim;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:02:50

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