CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 07, 1977
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(Studio) Las Vegas trial begins on authenticity of alleged will of Howard Hughes, which was found at Mormon Church office in Salt Lake City.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Las Vegas, NV) Matters at issue in Nevada trial detailed; Hughes Corp. investments in Las Vegas and problems of some losing money, like Desert Inn, noted. Involvement of Melvin Dummar in Mormon will trial and attempts of Texas to prove Hughes was legal resident, in order to collect inheritance taxes, cited. Texas trial begins in Houston next week Judge for NV trial is Keith Hayes; also involved in trial is former Hughes aide Noah Dietrich.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater Artist: Howard Brodie
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