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Senior Citizen / Repair Work Controversy #486321

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 1976
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(Studio) 3000 years ago, Egyptians mummified Rameses II. Now Rameses seems to have developed bacterial infection after years of being in museum and exposed to air. Paris museum experts now have Rameses and a controversy has arisen.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Cairo, Egypt) Ancient pharaoh on display in Cairo museum till deterioration recently noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Paris, France) Rameses II in Paris for repairs at invitation of President Giscard d'Estaing. Pharaoh given ceremonial honors at airport. American and Br. scientists claim Rameses' visit to France more political than therapeutic. Film of Rameses shown. Controversy rages; details given.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) At 3200 years, it's just case of old age, but Rameses II in intensive care.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Palmer, John

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