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The Fleecing of America (Eminent Domain) #728504

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Lakewood, Ohio: Fred Francis) Controversy over the government’s right of eminent domain examined; details given about claims that governments are seizing properties to improve the tax base. [Lakewood, Ohio, homeowners Jim & Joanne SALEET††- comment on their fight to keep their home.] [Lakewood Mayor Madeline CAIN†- says this is about quality of life.] [Harlem, New York, shop owner William MINNICH††- says when you’re forced to sell when you don’t want to, it’s stealing.] [Institute for Justice Attorney Dana BERLINER†- says in most cases, cities want richer neighbors & bigger businesses.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred
Duration:
00:02:30

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