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NBC Evening News for
Monday, Feb 26, 1990

Headline: Sunol, California / Dogmocracy / Bosco The Dog

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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Sunol: George Lewis) "Bosco" the dog reported a famous in Sunol, California, resident because he is honorary mayor; details given of Bosco's election. [Bosco's owner Tom STILLMAN - comments on election.] [Newspaper writer Ruth PEARLE - defines "dogmocracy."] Chinese newspaper "The People's Daily" reported using Bosco as example of Western democracy not distinguishing between people and dogs. Sunol residents noted reasserting that Bosco's title is merely a joke; a concept which leaders in Beijing obviously do not understand. [Mother Pat STILLMAN - says people in China would rather have dog for mayor than their own leaders.]

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Program Time:05:55:20 pm - 05:58:10 pm. Duration: 02:50
Reporters:Brokaw, Tom; Lewis, George
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:573498