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On The Road (Johnny Appleseed) #200653

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 1969
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(Studio) Most think of Johnny Appleseed as legend, though he was real.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ohio) John Chapman of Ohio planted apple trees 160 years ago.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Lisbon, Ohio) Apple Festival shown. Man dressed as Appleseed, biographer Robert Price, talks. [PRICE - says Appleseed was busman. He looked like hippie of today. Gave away some seeds, but business was to sell them.]
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Dublin, Ohio) Chase Teller's orchard shown. [TELLER - tells apple names.]
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(New Waterford, Ohio) Packing factory shown. Charles Kuralt rhymes apple names in poem about Appleseed and apples.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles
Duration:
00:04:10

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