CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1975
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(Studio) Illinois featured on Road to `76.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Springfield, Illinois) Abraham Lincoln and Springfield, Illinois, featured. Lincoln's love for Springfield, Springfield's adulation of Lincoln described in recounting of Lincoln's life and death and burial in Springfield. Old Chicago and Alton railroad route retraced. Now Illinois Central-Gulf track. Photo's of Lincoln home, then and now, shown; also state capitol. Funeral procession route retraced. Carl Sandburg quoted. Body now at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Steve Hall blows bugle in weekly ceremony at Lincoln home. Lincoln quoted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt
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