CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 1974
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(Studio) Nation's plans for glorious 200th birthday celebration run into more problems.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) DC's Bicentennial headquarters in abandoned department store. To brighten lobby, artist H.H. Booker painted mural of faces incling. Mao Tse-tung, Karl Marx, Stalin, Nixon, Tricia Nixon Cox. Now Republican leaders in Virginia state legislature refuse to allow famous statue of George Washington to go to Washington, DC till mural removed. [Bicentennial leader James GIBSON - refuses to change mural.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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