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Christmas / Metal Mania / Aluminum Trees #814815

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 18, 2005
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced. {Editor: see 12/24/2004 NBC story}

(Manitowoc, Wisconsin: Barbara Pinto) The resurgence of the kitschy aluminum Christmas trees of the 1960s & 1970s featured; scenes shown from Manitowoc, Wisconsin, of the various "tinsel Tannenbaums" & from the Peanuts "A Charlie Brown Christmas" special. [Former Aluminum Specialty Co. tree salesman Jerry WAAK††- says the trees put Manitowoc on the map.] [Barbara Bundy YOST††- remembers the tree of her youth.] [Photographer "Season's Gleamings" author Julie LINDEMANN††- talks about these "ostentatious ornaments."] [Tree collector Lisa GENSKE††- recalls bidding online for her tree.]

Reporter(s):
Harris, Dan;
Pinto, Barbara
Duration:
00:03:00

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