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Inventions / Maurice's Mix #133070

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 08, 1991
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(London: John Laurence) Former English hairdresser Maurice Ward, who has invented a material for fire prevention and heat insulation, profiled; scenes shown to illustrate how the heat-shielding substance called "Maurice's mix" works. [WARD - talks about his invention.] August 22, 1985, scenes shown of plane that crashed and burned in Manchester, England, that inspired Ward to invent his substance. [British aerospace engineer John TULLOCH, British aerospace researcher Jim WHITESIDE - calls it magic and amazing.] [WARD - calls it "new physics."]

Laurence, John;
Sawyer, Forrest

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