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United Nations / Pilot Buzzes #501883

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 1979
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(Studio) Details given of publicity stunt in private plane by pilot unhappy with sales of book.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Plane's buzzing of United Nations and subsequent evacuation of bldgs. under order of Secretary General Kurt Waldheim noted; films shown. Pilot, Robert Baudin, said actually buzzing ofcs. of publisher Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich over book, "Confessions of a Promiscuous Counterfeiter"; Baudin reported serving time in Australian prison for counterfeiting. [BAUDIN - comments on purpose of stunt.] Harcourt Brace spokesperson quoted. Similar publicity stunt over Sidney 10 years ago said to also publicize his book.
REPORTER: Dianne Wildman

(Studio) Evacuation of United Nations said 1st in organization's history; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Wildman, Dianne
Duration:
00:02:00

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