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CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1973
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(Studio) Composer of "Home on the Range" still alive.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dallas, Texas) David West Guion plays song as he intended it to be played. [GUION - says he wrote song at age 14; never studied theory or harmony.] Asked if copyright still held. [GUION - confirms.] Questioned about today's problems compared with song's tranquility. [GUION - doesn't know how to live in today's world. To be glad to leave topsy-turvy world soon.] Guion knew Judge Roy Bean and Buffalo Bill; now words of song outdated. Guion plays and sings song once more.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Studio) Many claim to have written "Home on The Range", but Mr. Guion holds copyright.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles

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