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Thatched Roofs / England #37139

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 13, 1975
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(Studio) Report on thatched roofs follows.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(English cntryside.) [Master thatcher Jack DODSON - says every village had thatcher when he was young. Nowadays, thatchers in great demand; can ask and receive most any price for thatching roof.] Thatch itself in short supply; 4-5 tons of thatch needed to roof simple cottage. Necessity has caused Fiber Thatch to be invented. [Fibre-Thatch Company John FOX - says many thatchers unable to tell difference between real and Fiber Thatch.] [DODSON - says Fiber Thatch cold and expensive.]
REPORTER: George Watson

Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George

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