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Converted Missile Site #217934

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 1971
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(Studio) Far from humble home found.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chug Water, Wyoming) Francis and Merle Dellanbach live in abandoned ICBM missile site; front door weighs 45 tons, takes 2 minutes to open. [FRANCIS - says place cold and quiet at first; always wanted place in cntry.; real estate cost government $5 1/2 million; equipment another $5 1/2 million; Dellanbachs bought site for $3,116.60] Missile site considered basement since underground; Wyoming doesn't tax basements; missile site converted to house fulfills Biblical prophecy of turning swords into plow shares.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles

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