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Wildlife Painting Discovery #257096

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 27, 1978
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(Studio) Federal government's recent discovery of major collection of wildlife paintings belonging to Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Fish and Wildlife Service storage of collection, 1st at Interior Department and then at Smithsonian, and reasons for storage rather than display detailed. Most of collection is composed of paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes; Wildlife Service artist Bob Hines' cataloging of Fuertes paintings 30 years ago noted. [HINES - describes cataloging procedure. Says Fuertes considered one of best bird artists ever.] Paintings to be displayed in Philadelphia. Smithsonian's storage of bearskin and other furs contributed by Daniel Boone mentioned.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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