CBS Evening News for
Thursday, Mar 23, 1972


Headline: Eternal Light Bulb

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(Studio) Discovery of light bulb that doesn't burn out featured.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Livermore, California) Thomas Edison invented light bulb in 1879. 22 years later, one was hung in Livermore Fire Station and turned on. It still burns. Hand-blown bulb made by Shelby Electric Company. [Fire Captain Kirby SLATE - gives history of bulb, expresses pride.]
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

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Program Time:05:55:20 pm - 05:58:10 pm. Duration: 02:50
Reporters:Kuralt, Charles; Mudd, Roger
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Record Number:222205