Electric delivery vehicles put into service in Washington
Sen. Christopher Bond, R-MO, speaks during a news conference where Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. presented keys to the world's largest battery-electric powered commercial delivery and work trucks to several Fortune 500 Companies on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 28, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
Christopher Godfrey Bond (born 1945) is a British playwright whose 1970 retelling of the Victorian tale Sweeney Todd formed the basis of Stephen Sondheim's musical of the same name, with book by Hugh Wheeler. He currently lives in West Cornwall.
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