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Assignment America (Shanty Singers) #856255

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 19, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Chesapeake Bay, Virginia: Steve Hartman) The efforts of the North Neck Shanty Singers, a group of African American fishermen in Virginia, to keep old sea shanties alive featured; scenes shown of the men singing; historical photos shown. [Fisherman James CARTER†- says you can raise more fish by singing than any other way.] [SINGERS – talk about the hard work and the songs.]

(Studio: Katie Couric, Steve Hartman) The uses of the menhaden†† fish and the choices for next week's story discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Hartman, Steve
Duration:
00:03:50

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