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On The Road (Oil Drilling In Kansas) #254381

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 28, 1977
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(Studio) In Russell Cnty., Kansas, independent spirit that built oil industry still goes strong.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Russell Cnty., Kansas) Against competition of Exxon, Mobil and rest, and against odds, 81-yr.-old Johnny Hyme has set up antique oil rig and derrick and believes he's going to strike oil. Hyme has been driller all of life. [HYME - is going to strike oil. Talks about men who were going to help and why they aren't there; notes process for running rig.] Hyme says he'll send reporter postcard, so he can come to take picture when oil comes in.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles

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