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Bicentennial Recalled / July 4, 1977 #253486

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 04, 1977
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(Studio) At National Archives and Records Service federal government seals time capsule of records and memorabilia of Bicentennial year To be opened for Tricentennial. Bicentennial 4th of July recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) 5-vol. report filed by Bicentennial committee Freedom Train, Covered Wagon Train, various kinds of music, dancing, marching, singing, battles reenacted, swearing-in of naturalized citizens, church services, picnics, etc. recalled. Tall ships' salute in New York City especially memorable. Film shown. Sunfish Regatta marks New York City celebration of July 4, 1977. Report ends with fireworks display and singing of "God Bless American"
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Osgood, Charles;
Rather, Dan

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