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Woody Guthrie #217914

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 11, 1971
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(Studio) Memorial planned for depression era folksinger, Woody Guthrie stirring controversy.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Okemah, OK) Guthrie wrote "This Land Is Your Land" 21 years ago; opponents of Guthrie memorial in Okemah say he was tramp, communist [Banker Allison KELLY - thinks contradictory to teach children to be responsible, stand up for country and then erect memorial to Guthrie.] [Unidentified CITIZEN - says those opposed to memorial haven't been here long.] [Max DOSSEY - doesn't think anyone knowing Guthrie didn't like him.] [Colonel MARTIN - says Guthrie for poor people.] [DOSSEY - says used to sing "So Long, It's Been Good to Know You" with Guthrie as he left towns on trip to Texas.]
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Mudd, Roger

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