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July Fourth #538429

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 04, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Removal of Statue of Liberty torch for restoration featured; films shown. [PEOPLE - explain what July 4th means to them.] Torch's history prior to placement on Liberty Island reviewed; photos shown. Inscription on statue quoted.
REPORTER: Jennifer McLogan

(DC) Beach Boys' annual July 4th concert here examined; group recalled banned by former Interior Secretary James Watt. Films shown. [BEACH BOYS - welcome "undesirable elements;" sing.]
REPORTER: Steve Hurst

(Mountain Rest, SC) Independence Day festivities here featured; films shown. [MAN - wants to keep festival small, traditional.]
REPORTER: Dan Molina

(Detroit, Michigan) July 4th observances here, focusing on ceremonies for new citizens, examined; films shown. Oldest and youngest named. [New CITIZENS - cite day's relevance for them.]
REPORTER: John Severson

Brokaw, Tom;
Hurst, Steve;
McLogan, Jennifer;
Molina, Dan;
Severson, John

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