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Ollimania #558627

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 07, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(DC: Douglas Kiker) Rise and fall of "Ollimania," Oliver North paraphernalia market, featured; details given, scenes shown. [VENDOR, PEOPLE, Stein's Theatrical Supply spokesperson Jim MORISON, Pocket Books publisher Irwin APPLEBAUM, MPI Video spokesperson Malik ALI - discuss North's flash-in-the-pan popularity.] Other losing "Olli" prods. described. American Freedom Coalition's continued effort to exploit North's popularity to raise funds for Contras described, shown. [Coalition spokesperson Robert GRANT - believes North's popularity will revive if he's indicted.] Pet rocks and mood rings recalled.

Kiker, Douglas;
Utley, Garrick

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