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Whistling Contest #491176

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1977
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(Studio) Prizes aren't Academy Awards or Emmies and Bert Lance not there, but there is awards ceremony for personal, individual talent.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Carson City, NV) Sounds of gambling casinos are usual sounds in Carson City, but occasionally another sound has crept in this week At state captial, 1st International Whistle-Off is held. Participants come from all over US and Canada; details with regard to whistlers' achievements cited, including 1 who whistles classics. Grand championship goes to Harvey Pollack, attorney from Winnipeg, Canada, who loves Mozart.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Davis, Rick
Duration:
00:02:20

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