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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania / Hallowed Ground / Casino #832768

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 03, 2006
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(Studio: Terry Moran) The 143rd anniversary of the ending of the bloody Civil War battle in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, noted.

(Gettysburg: John Cochran) The year-&-a-half struggle in Gettysburg over development featured; details given of the plans for a casino a few miles away from the historic battlefield. [Civil War Preservation Trust president James LIGHTHIZER†- oppose putting a gambling emporium by the battlefield.] [Casino opponent Susan PADDOCK†, Crossroads Gaming Resort & Spa CEO David LeVAN†, local businessman Bill SYNNAMON†, tourist Teddy MANNING†, historian Larry "Ulysses S. Grant" CLOWERS†- offer differing opinions on the issue.]

Moran, Terry;
Cochran, John

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