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Briefly: Dock Strike / Def. Contracts / Cauthen / France / Energy Bill #491034

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 24, 1977
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(Studio) Talks to end dock strike in South and Gulf coasts collapse in Florida. Senator proxmire says defense contractors have paid several million dollars for entertainment of military and space officials over last 3 years 17.-yr.-old jockey Steve Cauthen becomes 1st jockey in history to win over $5 million in 1 year, with win at New York's Aqueduct racetrack on horse named Rare Joel. (Film shown.) Luxury liner France has been sold to Saudi Arabia busman., it's announced in Paris; ship may become floating hotel off coast of Florida. Congress conference committee working on energy bill votes fuel conservation grants for poor people, schools and hospitals.
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