ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 1984
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(Studio) John and Alita Hawkins' migration from Chicago, Illinois, to California in quest of American dream cited as illustrating California's continued attraction to those seeking better life. [HAWKINS - praises weather.] [MAN - notes acceptance of varied lifestyles.] Gold Rush at Sutter's Creek recalled; photos shown. [Psychologist Rex BIEBER - considers types attracted to Last Frontier mentality.] Joan Didion, Bertrand Russell quoted with regard to California; Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." played. No. overseas immigrants settling in Los Angeles Cnty. in recent years mentioned, discussed. [IMMIGRANTS - explain their goals for California.] Major demographic changes currently faced by Los Angeles outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
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