• Short Summary

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE OLYMPIC SITE AT MONTREAL HAS STIRRED MORE CONTROVERSY AS IT HAS BECOME MORE DELAYED AND MORE EXPENSIVE.

  • Description


    WIDE SHOTS OF MONTREAL. SHOTS OF CONSTRUCTION SITE UNDER SNOW, SNOW BEING CLEARED AND WORK GOING ON, SHOTS OF MODE SHOWING HOW THE COMPLETED PROJECT SHOULD LOOK. EXTERIOR QUEBEC CITY CAPITOL. SHOTS OF HEARING INSIDE WHERE MONTREAL MAYOR JEAN DRAPEAU DEFENDS HIS STAND ON THE OLYMPICS. INTERVIEW WITH DRAPEAU AND A CITY COUNCILMAN INTERCUT. DRAPEAU DEFENDS LOCATING OLYMPICS IN MONTREAL, THE COUNCILMAN SAYS IT'S COSTLY AND THERE IS NOW A DEFICIT. DRAPEAU DENIES THE CHARGES AND ASSERTS THE OLYMPICS WILL BE HELD IN MONTREAL AS SCHEDULED.




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    SPORT: SLUGGED +OLYMPICS+

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    Background: CONSTRUCTION OF THE OLYMPIC SITE AT MONTREAL HAS STIRRED MORE CONTROVERSY AS IT HAS BECOME MORE DELAYED AND MORE EXPENSIVE. MONTREAL MAYOR JOHN DRAPEAU IS CONFIDENT THE PROJECT WILL BE COMPLETED IN TIME, BUT SOME CONSTRUCTION WORKERS SAY THAT THEY ARE SO BEHIND FAR SCHEDULE THE PROJECT WILL NEVER BE COMPLETED ON TIME NOT EVEN IF THEY WORK AROUND THE CLOCK. SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6S5P65WI14VM19WWKEC4QR2H
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6S5P65WI14VM19WWKEC4QR2H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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