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On The Road (Mississippi. Watson) #257312

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 11, 1978
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(Studio) Spec. report on resident of Siler City, North Carolina, who never seems to lose spirit of spring season.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Siler City, North Carolina) Subject of report is 103-yr.-old Ms. Lulu Watson. Her singing with Clark Jones mentioned. [Ms. WATSON - talks about love for drinking coffee and work she did as youth.] Chatham Cnty. Council on Aging's hiring of Ms. Watson to go to area nursing homes, like one in Goldston named Hill Forest, detailed. [WATSON - advises drinking coffee to make one happy. Talks about her singing.] Ms. Watson's payment of Social Security taxes from wages earned in nursing home work and her comment about needing it for retirement noted. [WATSON - bestows blessing.]
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles

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