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Ship Launching / John Wayne #248160

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 26, 1976
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(Studio) John Wayne saves day at ship launching in Bath, ME. Ship "Oliver Hazard Perry" launched with ceremony. Film shown. Perry's great-granddaughter, Mrs. Morgan Heberd, couldn't break champagne bottle. Joyce Rumsfeld, wife of Defense Secretary, broke bottle, but ship did not budge. Tugboat tried; but no luck. Finally John Wayne gave a shove, and off ship went. Reporter suspects Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford envious.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer (WGAN-TV film)

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00:01:10

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