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New York interviews (Reel 1)

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RXF 8850: New Yorkers are interviewed about mugging incidents, how crime affects people's lives, the quality of city services, perceptions of Mayor John Lindsay, drugs in the schools and on the streets, morale and quality of the police force, public parks, and gambling (00:00). RXF 9109: New Yorkers are interviewed about how they feel walking on city streets, stabbing and mugging incidents, current-day New York compared to the city of twenty years earlier, filth in the city, primary concerns about the city, how kids are affected by drug pushers, garbage collection problems in the ghettos, opinions on the methadone program, robberies and their effect on fire and theft insurance, and crime and drugs (00:00).

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