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CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 08, 1971
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(Studio) Gravediggers, garbage collectors, plumbers, marriage license officials on strike in Rome.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Rome, Italy) Profanity, national art in Italy; movement begun to clean up language. [Italian Anti-Blasphemy League Father Ettore GIULIETTI - says distributed 80,000 placards saying "Educated person doesn't blaspheme"; says Italians break 2nd commandment out of habit, not with bad intention; if hit finger with hammer would say heck or wow.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Mudd, Roger

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