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Perspective (Suez Canal) #44240

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 05, 1976
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(Studio) Egypt celebrates 1st anniversary of reopening of Suez Canal.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Suez Canal) 12,000 ships used canal last year Toll revenues estimated at $250 million. Work underway to enlarge canal to accommodate super tankers. Project expected to be finished by early `79. New hsing. built for 11,000 canal workers and other canal residents who fled area in 1967. Canal is source of national pride.
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

Brannigan, Bill;
Compton, Ann

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