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Sharks / California / Jaws / North Carolina Tourism #241774

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 07, 1975
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(Studio) Merchant seamen harpoon Great White Shark.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(S. California) Shark 15 foot long and weighed 2400 pounds
REPORTER: Roger Mudd (narrates)

(Studio) No evidence movie "Jaws" keeping large numbers tourists away from beaches.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Carolina Beach, North Carolina) Scenes from "Jaws" shown interspersed with real-life scenes. Tourism slumps here. [Ted SEAWELL - says fear overplayed.] People discussing how to fight "Jawsomania". [MAN - recommends advertising campaign.] [LIFEGUARD - says people always ask about sharks.] [GIRL - says she's too young to die.] Tourism down due to "Jaws", not sharks.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Mudd, Roger

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