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Brick Maker George Black #217629

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 25, 1971
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(Studio) Report on man who fashions bldgs. and human dignity out of mud.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Victoria, Guyana) 93-yr.-old brick maker, George Black, sent by President Nixon to Guyana, North E. South America, to teach his brick making process. Film shows Black arriving in Guyana, meeting with Guyana Prime Min. Forbes Burnham. [BURNHAM - says has heard Black can make 5,000 bricks per day.] [BLACK - says he used to.] Film shows Black explaining how to build mud mill, testing earth. [BLACK - says earth will make good bricks.] Film shows brick yard being built; ceremony after completion of brick yard. Black feels Lord answering prayers by making last days his best.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles

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