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California / Jumping Frogs #332660

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1990
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(Sacramento, California: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Santa Clara, California: John Blackstone) Controversy over the African Goliath frogs of Andy Koffman and their eligibility for entrance into Calaveras County, California, frog-jumping contest featured; scenes shown of Goliath and smaller frogs jumping. [KOFFMAN - comments.] [Reigning world champion frog jumper Lee GUDESE - says his frog holds the record.] Famous Mark Twain story recalled. [Mark JENNINGS - says the red-legged frog was Twain's inspiration, but it is now doomed to extinction.] Scenes shown of Koffman's frogs in his Seattle, WA, home.

Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan

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