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Alaska Pipeline Opens #494144

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 20, 1977
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(Studio) Alaska pipeline opens in Prudhoe Bay.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Report on opening of pipeline, problems in building it and continued problems in getting it to east coast after it's shipped from Valdez to California and WA.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Statistics with regard to amount of oil in Alaska fields cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Prudhoe Bay, AK) Report on conditions for workers during building of pipeline. British Petroleum Company built complex, include stand of trees; only one in Prudhoe Bay. David Gadon is from Boston and his work is about to end. [GADON - says most men will leave as work tapers off. Feels it's worth it to come here to work.]
REPORTER: Rick Davis

Chancellor, John;
Davis, Rick;
Oliver, Don

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