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Metric System / Whiskey #250454

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 16, 1977
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(Studio) Temperance leader Carrie Nation would be pleased that fifths of whiskey soon to disappear; however, 750 milliliter bottles to take their place.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lynchburg, Tennessee) Whiskey making by Jack Daniel and nephew Lem Motlow noted. Present measures of bottles at Jack Daniels' and other distilleries to change to metric system in about 3 years [Employee Nell CASHION - says they've changed bottle shapes before, but she'll probably still call bottles by old sizes.] [Employee Bert WAGGONER - says he didn't know what new sizes would be.] [Employee Lawrence BURNS - comments on change.]
REPORTER: David Dick

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David

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