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Summer Olympics / Montreal #43273

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1976
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(Studio) Quebec province population may have to pay double tobacco taxes for 4 years to finance summer's Olympic games.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Montreal, Canada) Canadians getting ready for Olympics. Expenditures noted. [Montreal Trust Company Ghislain RDUX - says will welcome everyone to Olympics and talk about costs later.]
REPORTER: John Martin

(Pointe Claire, Canada) Canadian athletes training. [Olympic diver Teri YORK - says athletes just need the basics.]

(Montreal, Canada) Olympic village completed. Govt. raised workers pay last month Electricians and plumbers complained. [Olympic installation board Claude ROULEAU - notes vandalism on jobs.] [Welder Bob LEDUC - says will do good job with good money.] Govt. sends in security forces to stop vandalism and work slowdown.
REPORTER: John Martin

Reporter(s):
Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:50

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