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Vancouver / Expo 86 #102594

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 02, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced

(Vancouver, British Columbia: Judd Rose) Opening of EXPO 86 world's fair here by Prince Charles and Princess Diana examined; fair noted already fin. success. Scenes shown. [Al CARTER - comments on being 1st in line.] [Premier William BENNETT - recalls initial skepticism of some.] Econ. failures of New Orleans and Knoxville world's fairs recalled. [EXPO 86 vice president George MADDEN - claims lack of comparison.] Success of fair's television commercials aimed at United States tourists discussed. [Prostitute "SASHA" - cites profession's opportunity for economy enhancement during fair.]

Jennings, Peter;
Rose, Judd

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