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Lowell Thomas #245952

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 14, 1976
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(Studio) Journalist Lowell Thomas, 84, does his last CBS radio newscast.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pawling, New York) Thomas has been network broadcaster for 46 years Thomas' life and career detailed. [THOMAS - notes his firsts in broadcast journalism.] Thomas' extensive travels noted. [THOMAS - broadcasts from Artica.] Thomas covered exploits of Lawrence of Arabia; toured US speaking of World War I and world events. He was with pilots who 1st flew around world, visited primitive tribes, reported threat of war in 1930s and covered WW II. Thomas' radio blooper featured. [THOMAS - says he's made more famous bloopers than anyone else.] Thomas estate shown. Thomas to continue public television rpting. and is readying 2 new books. [THOMAS - signs off with "here's to all of you and so long."]
REPORTER: David Culhane

(Studio) Reporter closes with "so long until Monday"
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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