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Inventions / New York Times Story #176262

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 03, 1998
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Times Square: Sylvia Chase) Exclusive ABC preview of the "New York Times" Sunday magazine story on seven inventors, who passed away in 1997, presented; details given of who was behind the banker ATM machine {Luther Simijian}, the highway "Yield" sign {Clinton Riggs}, the bar code scanner {Jerome Lemelson} and day glow material {Robert Switzer}. [Four PEOPLE - wonder who invented the bank machine.] [Passaic, New Jersey, police officer Scott NADER, "New York Times" Julie JUST - comment on the highway sign.] [Inventor Tucker BEEMEISTER - comments on odd ball discoveries.]

Chase, Sylvia;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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