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Rock Festival #465364

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 03, 1972
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(Studio) Scheduled rock music festival near Grand Bridge, Illinois, not held.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Grand Bridge, Illinois) Several thousand rock fans still camped in oat field of farmer Charles Deacon. Peoria rock festival canceled by courts, supposedly moved to Grand Bridge. Deacon told nothing of festival plans. Circuit Court judge issued injunction against holding a festival, saying it would violate Illinois law. Police and fans perplexed. [County sheriff, James CALLAMAN - says he can't say yes. There's an injunction against it.] Police convinced only solution will be a heavy rainfall.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Reporter(s):
Jamieson, Bob;
Utley, Garrick
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00:02:00

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