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September 04, 1972
A raftload of legislators and VIPs on an inspection tour of a proposed damsite along the Snake River between Idaho and Oregon spilled into the drink last week, dunking—among others—Congressmen Patrick Caffery of Louisiana and James Kee of West Virginia. One of the rescuers was Congressman Mike McCormack of Washington, who had organized the trip, which local newspapers dubbed a "fact-finding fishing trip." All nine men who went overboard were saved, but taxpayers received no deliverance as the tour continued.
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All that prestidigitating that Jerry Lucas has long been practicing finally paid off. The New York Knicks center, whose feats of magic and memory (he can recite entire sections of The Godfather verbatim) are legend, has been signed by producer Don Kirshner to star in a three-hour TV special on ABC-TV next Nov. 25. The show will have a title almost as long as 6'8" Lucas himself: The Jerry Lucas Super Kids Day Music and Magic Jamboree.

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