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Soapbox Derby #478313

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 16, 1974
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(Studio) Soapbox derby held, despite last year's cheating.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Akron, Ohio) Last year's cheating involving 14 year old winner reviewed. Local champions get VIP treatment. Not as many entries or as much money this year
REPORTER: Jack Paxton

(Ossining, New York) Race shown. Race dirs. want to get adults out of competition and fun back in. Others don't want to change races. [RACER - says not fair to others if you've had help.] [2nd RACER - says kids should build own cars.] [3rd RACER - says grown-ups try and run race.] [4th RACER - says grown-ups butt in. ] Last year's cheating could make rest of derbies honest.

Chancellor, John;
Paxton, Jack

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