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Christie Dies #242342

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 12, 1976
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(Studio) Author, Agatha Christie, 85, dies at England home.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Christie's books sold over 400,000 copies. Her most famous creation was Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot. Scenes from EMI film, "Murder On The Orient Express" shown. Poirot died in her last book, "Curtain." In 1973, Christie made public appearance at 21st anniversary of her play "The Mousetrap." [Publisher South Phelps PLATT - says she delighted in fooling people with her mysteries.] Clues always given in Christie's books.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood (narrates)

Collingwood, Charles;
Cronkite, Walter

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