CBS REPORTS: THE TENEMENT (TV)

Summary

One in this series of irregularly scheduled in-depth reports. This program focuses on the lives of nine families living in a dilapidated tenement on Chicago's south side. Program highlights depict the following: a mother and newborn leave Cook County Hospital; Georgia Johnson, a tenant for fifteen years; a mother washes for a family of twelve; an eleven-year-old cares for younger siblings; members of "The Four Corners" gang; children play in a vacant lot; the tenement at 10:00 pm; church service; a neighborhood fire; high school drop-outs; a tenant's funeral; and exodus of tenants before the building is demolished. Commercials deleted.


Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: February 28, 1967 Tuesday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:52:15
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0153
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Chicago
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1959-
  • COMMERCIALS:

Credits

  • Jay L. McMullen … Producer, Writer, Reporter
  • Jules Laventhol … Associate Producer
  • Hughes Rudd … Reporter