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Eisenhower Train / Stops / Burial #202974

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 01, 1969
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(Studio) Train bearing body of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower heads for Abilene, Kansas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Huntington, West Virginia) Memorial service held while train changes crew. [Rev. James BURCHETT - says Eisenhower stood as bulwark of faith.] "Taps" played.

(Cincinnati, Ohio) Crowds at all stations. Ceremonies canceled there. Mamie Eisenhower agrees to publish rest of train schedule. Black crepe and flag draped on casket-bearing car. [Bro. Edgar EISENHOWER - appreciates turnout along route Mrs. Eisenhower feeling better.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Burial services televised Wednesday at 10 a. m. EST. Bro. Milton Eisenhower hospitalized and won't be allowed to attend burial services.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill;
Rabel, Ed

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