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PHILADELPHIA MAYOR FRANK RIZZO
01/11/1983
ABC
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B/W AND COLOR FILM TRANSFER. CU OF A PHOTO OF THE MAYOR OF PHILADELPHIA FRANK RIZZO. VS OF A SIGN THAT READS "WELCOME TO PHILADELPHIA". VS OF FRED CALANDRA, PRESIDENT OF PHILADELPHIA NEW YEAR SHOOTERS AND MUMMERS ASSOCIATION. HE PRAISES PHILADELPHIA'S NEW YEARS PARADE. VS OF THE PARADE. VS OF MAYOR FRANK RIZZO CAMPAIGNING. VS OF PHILADELPHIA CITIZENS EXPRESSING THEIR OPINION OF FRANK RIZZO. VS OF STATE SENATOR HENRY "BUDDY" CIANFRANI FROM DISTRICT ONE IN SOUTH PHILADELPHIA. HE DETAILS THE LIFE OF MR RIZZO. VS OF AN ITALIAN MARKET. VS OF DUSTY GALE AND HIS TRIO. S OF MR GALE SINGING. VS OF POSTERS OF FRANK RIZZO. CU OF A BABY PICTURE OF RIZZO. CU OF A STREET SIGN THAT READS "RIZZO". VS OF RIZZO. VS OF CITIZENS DISCUSSING RIZZO'S ROLE AS A POLICE OFFICER. B/W STILL OF RIZZO OBSERVING A PICTURE OF HIMSELF. VS OF CITIZENS DESCRIBING RIZZO AS A STRICT DISCIPLINARIAN. VS OF MR RIZZO SAYING "I COME FROM AN ARENA WHERE I TOOK MY LUMPS AND GAVE SOME". VS OF MICHAEL PAKENHAM ASSOCIATE EDITOR OF THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. HE SAYS "RIZZO WAS THE QUICKEST GUY TO BEAT UP A MISCREANT". VS OF B/W PHOTO OF RIZZO. VS OF SPENCER COXE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA BRANCH AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION. HE SAYS RIZZO ORDERED INTERRACIAL COUPLES TO BE ARRESTED. VS OF GREGORY HARVEY FORMER CHAIRMAN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER AMERICANS FOR DEMOCRATIC ACTION. HE SAYS RIZZO MADE HIS REPUTATION BY RAIDING COFFEE HOUSES. VS OF CHARLES BOWSER FORMER DEPUTY TO MAYOR JAMES TATE OF PHILADELPHIA. HE DESCRIBES THE FLAMBOYANT PERSONALITY OF RIZZO. VS B/W PHOTOS OF BLACK YOUTHS. VS OF ANDREA MITCHELL A RADIO AND TELEVISION REPORTER. SHE SAYS RIZZO TOLD HIS OFFICERS THAT AS POLICE COMMISSIONER HE WOULD BACK THEM UP WHETHER WHAT THEY DID WAS RIGHT OR WRONG. VS OF THATCHER LONGSTRETH MAYORAL CANDIDATE IN THE 1971 ELECTIONS. HE SAYS MUCH OF RIZZO'S ACTIONS ARE POLITICALLY MOTIVATED. VS OF LARRY KANE, A TELEVISION JOURNALIST WHO SPEAKS OF RIZZO'S CELEBRITY STATUS. INTS OF A SUBWAY. VS OF A MS NATALIE WOOD SINGING. B/W PHOTO OF RIZZO DEFUSING A BOMB. VS OF A DEBATE BETWEEN LONGSTRETH AND RIZZO SHOT OFF OF A TELEVISION SCREEN. B/W PHOTO OF ANGELO BRUNO, A REPUTED MAFIA LEADER. VS OF LONGSTRETH CALLING RIZZO'S LIFE A HORATIO ALGER STORY. CI: PARADES: NEW YEARS. GOVERNMENT: CITY, PHILADELPHIA. PERSONALITIES: RIZZO, FRANK. PERSONALITIES: CALANDRA, FRED. PERSONALITIES: CIANFRANI, HENRY. PERSONALITIES: GALE, DUSTY. PERSONALITIES: PAKENHAM, MICHAEL. PERSONALITIES: COXE, SPENCER. PERSONALITIES: HARVEY, GREGORY. PERSONALITIES: LONGSTRETH, THATCHER. PERSONALITIES: KANE, LARRY. PERSONALITIES: BOWSER, CHARLES. PERSONALITIES: MITCHELL, ANDREA.
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