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Person of the Week (Earl Hargrove) #777720

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 21, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) 76-year-old Earl Hargrove††, a craftsman, whose specialty is Americana, who has been creating the floats for the presidential inaugurations since 1949, profiled; scenes shown from inauguration & from inside the Maryland company warehouse where the floats are put together; details given about how Hargrove got involved with President Harry Truman's inaugural parade in '49. [HARGROVE - says people look forward to the floats; jokes about being the president's prop man; recalls the float for President Dwight Eisenhower; states we are doing this for every American in the country.]

Jennings, Peter

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