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Garage Sales #255527

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1978
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(Studio) Report on garage sales.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Atlanta, Georgia) Details about garage sales, reported to be biggest legal, unregulated and untaxed business in American, given. [Lynn MORRIS - says it's a fever.] Randy Mogelnicki's estimate of how much she's saved over 15 years of shopping garage sales stated; she is noted to be wife of well-to-do physician. [Mrs. MOGELNICKI - shops garage sales as matter of principle.] Bus. facts about garage sales outlined. [Marion POUNDS - estimates day's sale.] [MORRIS - reports amount taken in in 2 days last spring.] [Brenda BAILEY - states amount she got at garage sale. Doesn't know if anyone ever pays tax on money taken in at garage sales.] IRS report that it won't he able to tax garage sale funds explained.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Mudd, Roger;
Sheahan, John

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