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Alaska / Dog Sled Race #108440

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 07, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Skwentna, AK: Judd Rose) Beginning of annual Iditarod dog sled race featured; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - cite event's importance to state.] [1986winner Susan BUTCHER - agrees.] Route's history reviewed; photos shown. [Iditarod founder John REDINGTON - explains reviving race.] [Race official Joe DELIA - notes event's historical symbolism.] [GROUP - sing.] [1978 winner Dick MACKEY - comments.] [1983 winner Rick MACKEY and FATHER - claim each will win.] [Octogenarian musher Colonel Norman VAUGHN - will finish race.] [1985 winner Libby RIDDLES - notes race's importance as challenge to self.]

Rose, Judd;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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