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Cabbage Patch Dolls #527818

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 1983
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(Studio) Public's near-riot response to sales of Cabbage Patch dolls,reported, shown. [CONSUMERS - comment on crowd behavior.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Response to dolls here examined. [BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) ANNOUNCER - describes scenes of "hysterical" consumers in Pennsylvania; films of Pennsylvania incident shown; claims British reaction to dolls is restrained.] Cabbage Patch dolls noted top selling toy here. [CONSUMER - likes doll's bottom, belly button.] [Hamley's manager Brian GRIFFIN - questions BBC's judgment.] Disreali quoted.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

(Studio) Milwaukee disc jockey's mockery of situation described; public's response noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Davis, Rick

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