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On The Road (40-Horse Power Wagon) #248899

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 11, 1977
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(Studio) For some people, modern life doesn't seem to pose enough challenges, so they invent one, like ex-farmer in Midwest.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Arcola, Illinois) Report on Dick Sparrow, who gave up farming to drive 40-horse team pulling circus wagon for festivals in Midwest. Outfit is sponsored by O's Gold Seed Corn Company When reporter found him, he was preparing to drive in Arcola's Broom Corn Festival. [SPARROW - talks about driving 40 Belgian horses.] This hasn't been done since Barnum and Bailey gave it up in 1904.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles
Duration:
00:03:30

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