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CBS Evening News for
Tuesday, Jun 17, 1980

Headline: Silkwood Controversy / Roommate Disappearance

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(Studio) Death of Karen Silkwood, an employee at Kerr-McGee nuclear facility in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, while en route to give incriminating documents to "New York Times" reporter recalled; authorities now reported looking for her roommate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Sherri Ellis's relationship to Silkwood and her alleged authorship of book on Silkwood examined; amount awarded Silkwood estate recalled. Disappearance of Ellis and manuscript discussed; note left by Ellis's sister Linda read, details given.
REPORTER: David Dick

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Program Time:05:51:00 pm - 05:53:00 pm. Duration: 02:00
Reporters:Cronkite, Walter; Dick, David
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:271170