CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 03, 1981
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(Studio) 1st World's Fair recalled held in London; next 1 said in Knoxville, Tennessee, next year
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Knoxville, Tennessee) [Knoxville World's Fair president Bo ROBERTS, Junior, vice president David HABER - recall reactions to learning that Knoxville was next fair site.] City's plans for fair examined; films shown. Controversy surfacing with regard to related fins. discussed. [University of Tennessee spokesperson Joseph DODD - claims misconduct by those involved.] [ROBERTS - responds.] City's traffic problems and anticipated stresses on city's tourist facilities examined. [Mayor Randy TYREE - claims region is flexible.] [DODD - criticizes soc. and economy costs to city.] Refusal of major corps. traditionally exhibiting at World's Fairs to participate and USSR 's rejection noted; recent public relations festival, attended by astronaut Robert Crippen and demonstrators, outlined.
REPORTER: Marty Sender
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