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California Fence / Taken Down #490134

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 22, 1976
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(Studio) In order to get permission to put up 24-mi. long fence in California, artist Christo had to promise to take it down in 2 weeks Time now up.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Sonoma Cnty., California) Permission requests noted; artist says impermanence of fence part of art. [CHRISTO - says excitement of such project is they fit in proper time and impact remains in mind afterwards.] Equipment used in building fence to be given to ranchers whose land it crossed. Plans of rancher Ed Pozzi for his equipment noted. [POZZI - says doesn't know where money will come from but he'll get some of it.] Public hearing scheduled for Thursday in San Diego to decide if Christo should get permission to build fence.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Perkins, Jack
Duration:
00:02:40

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