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Truman Death #221293

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 27, 1972
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(Studio) Truman casket taken to Truman Library in Independence. public comes to honor former president Tomorrow small private funeral to be held. Truman to be buried in ctyard. of library. President and Mrs. Nixon and Lyndon B. Johnson and wife visit at library.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Independence) Mrs. Margaret Truman Daniel and husband Clifton attend ceremony of moving body from funeral home to library. [Episcopal minister Father John LEMBCKE - Truman served God and country with honor and distinction.] L.B. Johnson and family attend, as do President Nixon and wife.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) 87 year old Bess Truman, fatigued by strain of recent weeks, does not attend ceremony. Visited by Nixons and Johnsons. CBS begins funeral coverage 3:00 p.m. EST on Thursday
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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