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Tall Ships / New York City / New Jersey #247235

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 05, 1976
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(Studio) Report on tall ships that sailed into New York harbor on Operation Sail.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Crowds still gather to see ships and celebrate Bicentennial. [WOMAN - says ships worth waiting for.] Crowds also view warships. [2nd WOMAN - notes feeling of comradeship that occurred in NYC.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

(Studio) Visitors couldn't board 2 Soviet ships. 300 picket Chilean ship, Esmeralda, rumored to be torture ship during rightist coup. Report on what happened to people in New Jersey who viewed tall ships.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Jersey) There were no major injuries in New Jersey during Operation Sail. 1/2 million out of a predicted 2 million watched tall ships. [N. Bergen public works commissioner Alfonse PINTO - says many people stayed home.] Rain and hail also thinned crowds.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David;
Kilpatrick, Jim

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