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The 51st State
Episode #296

Episode Description
Animated cartoon open. A short clip from Al Levin?s short film reporting on the potential closing of the Rheingold brewery in Brooklyn, and its effect on the workers, is followed by an in-studio discussion with John Hoh, of the Local Brewery Workers, and I. Philip Sipser, Union Attorney. Lew Feldstein reports on the challenges facing Bertrum Podell, and other incumbents in the upcoming congressional elections, in the third part of the "Target: Brooklyn" series. Gordon Weil reports on the increase in Social Security signed into law by President Nixon and its effect on the tax rate. John Hamilton speaks with Albert Blumenthal and John Calandra about the New York Legislature session. Benita Eisler reports on the New Jersey Garden State Opera in Newark, New Jersey. Film features Anna Moffo, Robert Merrill and Maestro Alfred Silipisni.

Subjects
Rheingold Brewery -- Brooklyn (N.Y.)
Elections -- Brooklyn (N.Y.)
Social security
New Jersey Garden State Opera -- Newark (N.J.)

Type/Genre
News

Copyright Holder
Educational Broadcasting Corporation

Director
Colgan, Mick

Executive Producer
Bohen, Fred

Producer(s)
Gilson, Gary
Glauber, Stephen
Kotuk, Richard
Levin, Al
Levenson, Hal
McBride, Fern
Drimmer, John
Chaykin, Dan
Hoffman, Milton
Jansen, Gail
MacAndrew, Gail (as News & Unit Field Producer)
Anson, Robert Sam (as Unit Editors/Producers, News)

Host(s)
Hamilton, John

Guest(s)
Blumenthal, Albert
Calandra, John

Other Credits
Alessandro, Rosanne (as Researcher)
Bazadona, Michael (Associate Director)
Clark, Leslie (as Researcher)
Clifford, Judy (Associate Producer)
Collins, Tom (as Reporter)
Dane, Isabella (Associate Producer)
Davis, Crane (as Reporter)
Eisler, Benita (as Reporter)
Feiner, Lisa (as Reporter)
Feldstein, Lew (as Reporter)
Fristachi, Dianne (as Production Coordinator)
Gaines, Jim (Associate Producer)
Garris, Raenelle (as Editorial Assistants)
Goldberg, Mark (Production Manager)
Knox, Jeffrey (as Editorial Assistants)
Lynch, Kevin (as Researcher)
MacAndrew, Gail (Associate Producer)
Marshall, Tony (Associate Director)
Martorano, Steve (Associate Producer)
Mattern, Simki (as Editorial Assistants)
McSorley, Liam (as Editorial Assistants)
Moore, Judy (Associate Producer)
Morris, Robert (Associate Director)
Murray, Samuel (as Reporter)
Ortiz Jr., Eulogio (as Production Assistant)
Raab, Selwyn (as Managing Editor)
Schaef, Nancy E. K. (as Editorial Assistants)
Smirnoff, Paul (Coordinating Producer)
Stein, Bobbie (Associate Producer)
Weil, Gordon (as Reporter)

Formats
Digital Beta
DVD
VHS

Reference Number
ARC-FFS-41


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