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Mistaken Maine Vacation #249113

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 24, 1977
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(Studio) Brewery worker from Augsburg, West Germany, planned dream vacation in San Francisco, but has interruption along way.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Erwin Kreuz had planned San Francisco vacation, but upon leaving charter plane, found town different from what he'd expected. Details of how Kreuz got off in Bangor, ME, cited. After several days of thinking he was in suburb of San Francisco, mistake is straightened out and, rather than go on to California, Kreuz stays in Bangor and is shown parts of town most people never see, like church, city hall and jail, statue of Paul Bunyon; he's even made honorary penobscot Indian. Kreuz celebrates birthday in Bangor at Black Rose Restaurant and will remain here for rest of vacation.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Osgood, Charles
Duration:
00:02:00

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