NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 17, 1977
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(Studio) House passes bill to allow saccharin on market at least 18 more mos.; Senator has passed similar bill. Supreme Court has asked for opinions re: relationship of Bakke reverse discrimination suit to 1964 Civil Rights Act; if Court thinks this way, decision could be less important than some had hoped. Patient in South Africa, who received heart of chimpanzee, dies. 4 dissidents are put on trial in Czechoslovakia in apparent attempt to intimidate other human rights activists. New york Coffee and Sugar Exchange, Incorporated, is accused by Justice Department of conspiring for last 7 years to fix sugar prices.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
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