CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 1978
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(Studio) Karl Wallenda death fall from high-wire act in San Juan, Puerto Rico, reported Circus act name, "The Great Wallendas," noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) San Juan film of Wallenda's fall shown. Accident described by Puerto Rican reporter, in Spanish. Other deaths due to falls in the Wallenda family recalled. 1976 film of act in Atlanta, Georgia, shown. [Voice of WALLENDA - says wind is worst enemy.] Film of Ringling Bros., Barnum and Bailey Circus act shown. Sadness and shock reported. Attempt of aerialist Tito Gaona to accomplish difficult trapeze act reported, filmed. Wallenda family goes on with act in Puerto Rico. Film shown. [Voice of nephew Bubba FARRELL - says show goes on.]
REPORTER: Steve Young
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