CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 1978
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(Studio) Report on coup in 11-yr.-old, English-speaking independent state off English coast, whose main industry will be proposed gambling casino.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(London, England) Details given about earlier E. German takeover of Sealand, which is old anti-aircraft tower used by England against German warplanes and U-boats. Countercoup by British busman. Roy Bates described. [BATES - has international legal opinions about situation. Says Sealand is here to stay.] Bates' plans for Sealand as independent nation outlined.
REPORTER: Mike Lee
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