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The 51st State
Episode #125

Episode Description
Marston opens with summary of the Senior Power event in New Jersey. Al Levin investigates the city's claim that General Motors has a monopoly on bus production in New York. He reports on location from the General Motors building in New York while holding a game of Monopoly in his hand and asks passers-by to define monopoly in their own words. He also interviews bus drivers, repair supervisors, passengers and New York City Counsel on the issue. In the studio, Al Levin and Patrick Watson discuss the story. Next, Jim Brown and George Stoney film "Bounty Hunters #3" (from production file notes) reporting on the illegal filling of the Hudson River in Yonkers follows. Yonkers residents and community activists complain that their attempts to file complaints through proper channels go unheeded. In the studio, Patrick Watson urges the Powers That Be to do the right thing and investigate the problem.

Copyright Holder
Educational Broadcasting Corporation

Director
Colgan, Mick

Executive Producer
Willis, Jack

Producer(s)
Marston, Betsy
Levin, Al
Brown, Jim
Stoney, George

Host(s)
Marston, Betsy
Watson, Patrick

Other Credits
Adams, John Q. (Music Coordinator)
Anthes, John (Graphic Designer)
Barnett, Juan (Editor)
Barry, John (audio)
Becker, Karen (Graphic Designer)
Bhargava, Girish (Editor)
Buckwalter, Les (Camera Operator)
Contento, Al (Film Editor)
Foresta, Tony (film cameraman)
Goldberg, Mark (Production Manager)
Gross, Martin L. (Camera Operator)
Hanley, Francis X. (audio)
Hewitt, Wallace (Graphic Designer)
Jackson, Bob (Film Editor)
Kafarski, Robert (Technical Director)
Keating, Kevin (film cameraman)
Keenan, George (Editor)
Kochler, William (Camera Operator)
Levey, Charles (film cameraman)
Lewis, Zack (Camera Operator)
MacAndrew, Gail (Associate Producer)
Marinelli, Rudy (Film Editor)
McCarther, Ray (Film Editor)
Milkin, Howard (Film Editor)
Molloy, James (film cameraman)
Nolan, John (Lighting Director)
Pellegrino, Mike (Film Editor)
Pisciotta, Tony (Camera Operator)
Santiago, James (Graphic Designer)
Schorn, Fred (Editor)
Schumka, Ted (Graphic Designer)
Schwartz, Jed (Graphic Designer)
Simon, Miller (Associate Producer)
Skelton, Janet (Camera Operator)
Smirnoff, Paul (Associate Producer)
Tornello, Frank (Film Editor)
Watson, Patrick (Editor)

Formats
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Reference Number
ARC-DL-3


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