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France / Frog Shortage #87405

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) Impending frog shortage and nation's concern over lack of frog legs examined; films shown. [Frog expert Alain DUBOIS - would regret decimation of frog ranks.] Kingdom of the Frog Society reported organization ntl. conference to save the creature; necessity of importing frogs for French cuisine at present noted. [Society SPOKESPERSON - cites need to stop eating frogs if species is to recover; remarks transcribed on screen.] Role of frog in French heritage noted illustrated by nursery rhyme.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don
Duration:
00:02:30

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