NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 09, 1973
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(Studio) Man obsessed with proving manliness.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber
(Chattooga River, Georgia) On Georgia, South Carolina border, river shown which was used as setting for movie "Deliverance", starring Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight and 2 other actors. Details of plot outlined. River now attracts amateur river runners; 6 killed in attempt. [Expert river runner Claude TERRY - believes river used by amateur river runners to prove manliness.] Experts shown running river. [TERRY - explains reason most people get in trouble on rivers.] Forest Service and Canoe Club stress proper use of river running.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney
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