Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription on physical asset.
The television news program - Seven Thirty Live: Around Town - explores Anacostia. The program begins with a brief history of Anacostia, coverage of Anacostia Story exhibition at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, and explanation of current resources and social conditions in Anacostia. Mrs. Ella Pearis talks about six generations of her family growing up in Anacostia and how the community of Anacostia has changed. Lawrence Bland, president of the Anacostia Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), and Ernest Darling, a neighborhood commissioner, speak about housing conditions in Anacostia and the work of AEDC. The program also includes a cheerlanding performance by students from Savoy Recreation Center and Savoy School; and musical performance by Experience Unlimited.
Television news program. Program begins at 000102. Part of Broadcast Programs. Dated 19770512.
Seven Thirty Live: Around Town, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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