× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Hughes Will / Dummar #245695

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Court proceedings begin to decide if Howard R. Hughes will found is authentic. Named executor of will, Noah Dietrich, files to have will probated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [Handwriting expert Charles HAMILTON - says will is in Hughes' handwriting.] Melvin Dummar of Willard, UT, recs. $150 million if will authentic. Dummar says 2 mos. before will written, he gave stranger ride to Sands Hotel. Man identified self as Hughes.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Willard, UT) Dummar owns gasoline station Cancels news conference Father says he's sedated and is suffering from mental strain. [Arnold DUMMAR - says son shook up.] Dummar appeared on television game shows, "Hollywood Squares "and "Lets Make A Deal" last year Prizes noted. Fil's clip of "Hollywood Squares" shown.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner (KSL-TV)

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard
Duration:
00:02:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.