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Truman Death #221278

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 26, 1972
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(Studio) Truman died, age 88.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kansas City, Missouri) [Hospital 5 pm. Wayne CONNERY - announces Truman death, 7:50 a.m., at Research Hospital.]
REPORTER: Robert Bahr

(Independence, Missouri) Truman's neighbors don't wait for President proclamation of mourning to lower flags to half-mast as hospital did. [Truman neighbor Reverend Thomas MELTON - says remembers Truman's friendliness more than anything else.] Bess Truman and daughter Margaret Truman Daniel and husband go to Carson Funeral Home where Truman's body prepared for burial.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Tomorrow Truman's body will go to Truman Library to lie in state 24 hrs. Thursday funeral will be held in library's auditorium, and Truman will be buried in private ceremony. President Nixon and wife will fly to Independence for wreath-laying ceremony tomorrow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bahr, Robert;
Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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