NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 05, 1980
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REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Atlantic City, New Jersey) Miss America pageant's firing of Bert Parks, its emcee for past 25 years, recalled; films shown. New emcee, Ron Ely, game show host and former Tarzan, profiled; scenes from movie shown [ELY - comments on Parks.] [PAWS - comments on being replaced by Tarzan.] Changes in this year's pageant with regard to theme song noted; Parks heard singing song.
REPORTER: Phil Buckman (WCKT-TV newstape)
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