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London / Americans' Attempts To Get Home #55529

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 1978
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(Studio) Long wait for Americans trying to return home from London on standby air fares described. Attempts to get flights out on Sir Freddie Laker's low-cost Laker Airways noted. Concorde mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Report on experience of Gordon and Marjorie Holt and children in waiting for Laker flight out of London. Tent city set up behind Victoria Station noted as "Lakerville." [Mrs. HOLT - discusses how they spent night and unlikelihood of this happening again.] London neighborhood mentioned.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John

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