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Gloucester, Massachusetts, Fishing Industry / Moonies Move In #257541

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 25, 1978
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(Studio) Report on new economy force not entirely welcomed as it tries to move into Gloucester, Massachusetts.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Gloucester, Massachusetts) Gloucester fishermen's boom since extension of American territorial waters noted; their objections to free work done by followers of Reverend Sun Myung Moon and his Unification Church stated. Moonies' pursuit of bluefin tuna, shipment to Japan, where it can be sold for as much as $13 per pound, and recent purchase of Tidal Beach site in which to anchor more fishing boats detailed. Gloucester Mayor Leo Alper's objections to Moonies' activities and plans to try to stop them outlined. [ALPER - cites plans to try to keep Moonies out; says he's not discriminating because legalities will apply to all in Gloucester.] Moon's comments with regard to economy of Gloucester quoted.
REPORTER: Jerry Landay

Cronkite, Walter;
Landay, Jerry

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