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Firecrackers #32633

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 04, 1974
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(Studio) In Brooklyn, New York, Steven Schwartz's right hand lost because of firecracker explosion. Consumer Products Safety Commission set to ban fireworks, but ban delayed till after 4th.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(South of the Border, SC) Principal industry here is fireworks. Fort Pedro firework supermarket shown. [Fort Pedro's Drahma SALEEBY - sees ban as interference in human rights.] [Bernard SILVERSBERG - says he bought fireworks for children.] [Mike HINKSON - outlines firecracker purchase.] Customers not overly concerned with firecracker dangers. [Jim O'NEIL - criticizes Consumer Products Safety Commission for not banning firecrackers.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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