NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(London: Dawna Friesen) The discovery in England of Phoenix, the sole survivor of a herd of cattle slain to prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease, reported; details given of efforts to stop the slaughter of healthy cattle; scenes shown of Phoenix, the calf. [Member of Parliament Tony BANKS - speaks out in Phoenix's defense.] [Farmer Philip BOARD - says he does not want Phoenix to die.] ["The Guardian" columnist Simmon HOGGART - says a spinmeister was behind allowing Phoenix to be spared.] [Farmer's son Ross BOARD - says Phoenix's survival is fantastic news.]
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