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CBS Evening News for
Tuesday, Dec 10, 1968

Headline: Medal of Honor

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(Studio) President Johnson awards Medal of Honor to widow of 1st Negro to win medal. Given to Mrs. Eula Pitts, widow of Captain Riley Pitts. Children, Mark and Stacy, present. Film shown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

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Program Time:00:10:30 am - 00:10:50 am. Duration: 00:20
Reporters:Cronkite, Walter
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:198723