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Connecticut Students #445089

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 14, 1969
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(Studio) Fairfield University students from Connecticut went to Kentucky to help people.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Lewis Cnty., Kentucky) Jesuit College students clear 11 acres for crippled farmer. [FARMER - says need land cleared for pasture.] Students build outhses., fight rats, and distribute clothes. [1 STUDENT - says feel lucky after seeing real poverty.] [2nd STUDENT - says people enjoy life. Don't care who you are.] [WOMAN - says they act like 1 of family. Do good work.] [MAN - says they do jobs most city boys wouldn't do.] Students attend mass before trip back. Most to return to Appalachia in summer.
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

Brelis, Dean;
Brinkley, David

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