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Atlantic Voyage / Fairfax #6546

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 07, 1969
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(Studio) 1 man nears end of 6-mo. voyage across Atlantic Ocean.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Atlantic Ocean) British adventurer, John Fairfax, set out January 20 in row boat, Brittania, heading for Florida. Fights sharks for diversion. [FAIRFAX - says whole idea is to fight nature. Rather die fighting for something I like.] Greets Liberian ship; ships drop food and take his film. 9 days from Miami Beach. Will win 190 pound wager.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

(Studio) Due to land in Florida Jul. 16.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Murphy, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank

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