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CBS News in Focus (The American Spirit: Schmidt) #853806

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) An "American Spirit" story introduced.

(Southeast Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The story of developer Chris Schmidt, who has built up a southeast Washington, DC, inner city neighborhood of renovated apartments and townhouses, presented; scenes shown of the buildings before and after and other buildings beyond the apartments, including a community center; details given of the formula to reclaim a written-off neighborhood. [SCHMIDT - talks about the homeowners, who were solid individuals; states the investment was worthwile.] [Owner Jacques PATTERSON - talks about the home buyers' club.]

Couric, Katie;
Andrews, Wyatt

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