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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Washington: Tom Costello) How high gas prices are keeping Americans close to home this holiday weekend and season featured; scenes shown of whale watching off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts and of attractions in Washington, DC; details given about close to home "staycations." [Mrs. FULLERTON, Travel Industry Assn. Roger DOW†, Washington vacationer Elizabeth PRICE, Destination DC Bill HANBURY†, Kimpton Hotels Telesa VIA†, whale watch boat owner Bill AVILA - talk about vacation options.] The cost of staycations to the airline, restaurant and hotel industries cited.
- Holt, Lester;
- Costello, Tom
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