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The 51st State
Episode #301

Episode Description
Open is an animated cartoon. Lisa Feiner and private investigator Matthew Bonora discuss the indictment of William Kahn on jury tampering with a grand jury. John Hamilton updates on the postponement of Joseph Galiber's appointment as Deputy Mayor by Abraham Beame. In this final part of a three-part filmed report on the careers of three new city councilmen, Tom Collins profiles Luis Olmedo, the Williamsburg Councilman, using still pictures only. John Hamilton talks with Ramone Velez, Rev. Louis Gigante, and Luis Olmeda in the studio. John Hamilton talks with Dr. Richard Nolan and Dr. Ada Ryan about mercy killing and the right to die with dignity. A segment using still pictures about the protest against the Hall of Man Exhibit at the Museum of Natural History, brought on by the Friends of African American Studies, is narrated by Dr. Yosef ben-Jochannan. Gordon Weil reports on Fairfield, Connecticut employment, housing, transportation, retail sales, and business outlook for 1974. An outlook report on the entire Metropolitan Area for 1974 follows the Fairfield report.

Subjects
Kahn, William -- Indictments
Gallagher, Joseph -- Deputy Mayor Candidate
Olmedo, Luis -- City council members -- Williamsburg -- Brooklyn (N.Y.)
Right to die
Museum exhibits -- Controversies
Economic outlook -- Fairfield County (Conn.)
Economic outlook -- New York Metropolitan Area

Type/Genre
News

Copyright Holder
Educational Broadcasting Corporation

Producer(s)
Chaykin, Dan (as Producer/Reporter)
Ransom, Ted (as Producer/Reporter)

Host(s)
Hamilton, John

Guest(s)
Bonora, Matthew
Velez, Ramone
Gigante, Rev. Louis
Olemeda, Luis
Nolan, Dr. Richard
Ryan, Dr. Ada

Other Credits
Feiner, Lisa (Reporter)
Weil, Gordon (Reporter)

Formats
Digital Beta
DVD
VHS

Reference Number
ARC-FFS-44


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