NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 31, 1968
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(Studio) Argyl Sutherland Highlanders in Scotland, kilted Scotch fighters, slated to be phased out by British government for economy reasons. Scotland resists.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Scotland) Film of kilted regiment marching to bagpipes shown. Situation described. Tradition, battle honors used as reasons to keep these regiments. At Sterling Castle petitions collected to save regiment; sent to Parliament. Argyl's role in suppressing Arab terrorism in Aidin recalled. [Lieutenant Colonel Colin MITCHELL - believes tradition is imp. factor in success of fighting units.] Situation assessed.
REPORTER: George Montgomery
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