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ABC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1977
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(Studio) Well-capping expert Paul "Red" Adair was called to send team to cap North Sea oil well, off Norway. Team capped well on Saturday
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Houston, Texas) Adair is president of Red Adair Oil Well Fires and Blowouts Control Company; he and some of crew return to Houston, Texas. Red's sidekick of 25 years is Boots Hansen. Adair loves children and shows plane to co-worker's kids. [ADAIR - says 1 child says plane's neato.] 1 of Adair's homes is on Galveston Bay. [ADAIR - talks about adverse press coverage of capping by "New York Times Mag."] Adair's personality described. [ADAIR - doesn't like fuss made over him and job he does.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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