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Wine Race #486159

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 15, 1976
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(Studio) Several Englishmen race across English Channel to see who can get French Beaujolais wine to London pub 1st.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Report on race of 72 teams to get wine to London 1st; team headed by John Patterson has won race for last 2 years, but team headed by Dave Ricketts wins this year Finishing line is at a pub near Thames River which caused parachutist and hot-air balloonist to abandon race. [PATTERSON - says he's glad it was close race and is glad for winners.]
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Arrival date for wine in United States noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:02:50

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