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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 25, 1977
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(Studio) In Las Vegas, NV, hearing, Melvin Dummar admits lying with regard to previous statements with regard to alleged Howard Hughes will delivered to Mormon Church headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT; tells how he got will.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Las Vegas, NV) Report on last years of Howard Hughes. Hughes often used drugs at that time. [Hughes nurse Mell STEWART - describes Hughes' condition.] Hughes refused to obey doctors' order; spent much time watching movies, of which "Ice Station Zebra" was his favorite. (Scenes from movie shown.) Hughes' erratic behavior can now be documented and concerns attys. on all sides of dispute with regard to wills; questions of attys. noted. [Hughes bodyguard Gordon MARGULIS - cites Hughes' condition just prior to death.] Now people only care about Hughes' money.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater Artist: Howard Brodie

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry
Duration:
00:03:30

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