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Press Conference with Chicago Yacht Club's Greg Freeman
by Chicago Yacht Club on 20 Jul 2011
Greg Freeman, Chairman Mackinac Committee Event Media
Chicago Yacht Club's 103rd Race to Mackinac presented by Veuve Clicquot.
Press Conference audio - Greg Freeman, Chair of the Race to Mackinac Committee
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Greg Freeman part 1
Greg Freeman Part 2 audio
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