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Government Bird Feeding Costs #255066

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 13, 1978
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(Studio) Report on government bill for feeding birds.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) Federal government seizure of shipment of Amazon parrots, imported illegally, noted; agreement of Busch Gardens in California 3 1/2 years ago to care for birds for government reported Gardens' repeated billing of government for feeding chgs. until right agencies have agreed to pay stated; cost said to be $100,000. Govt. dispersal of parrots to zoos across cntry., zoos that don't charge government for feeding costs, mentioned.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Daily living allowance for non-bird federal employees stated.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Drinkwater, Terry;
Mudd, Roger

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