CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 1977
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(Studio) Conversion to metric system is slow in US.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Details of metric system explained. Office of Education television spot shown. [Education commissioner Ernest BOYER - does not believe movement to metric system will inevitably be rapid.] Metrics versus good education, and opposition to metrics in highway signs cited. New cars to have metric parts. Sears and Montgomery Ward to go metric by 1985, meaning tools to be metric. [Sears Dick GOODEMOTE - notes advantages of metric tools.]
REPORTER: George Herman
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