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NFL Draft / Campbell #257950

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 02, 1978
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(Studio) Beginning of NFL (National Football League) pro football draft in New York City noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) NCAA film shown. Accomplishments of Heisman Trophy winner, Texas running back Earl Campbell stated. [NFL commissioner Pete ROZELLE - notes 1st round draft choice held by Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been traded to Houston Oilers. Announces Oilers' choice of Campbell.] [CAMPBELL - looks forward to playing for Oilers. Cites conversation with team's coach.] Interview of Campbell by reporter Richard Wagner shown. [CAMPBELL - will build mother new house , take care of her and rest of brothers and sisters.] Campbell's life in Tyler, Texas, noted. [Ms. Ann CAMPBELL - comments on son's upbringing.] Oilers' ceremonies in Houston honoring Ms. Campbell and son mentioned. [Ms. CAMPBELL - describes reaction to songs promise to build her house ]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed
Duration:
00:02:30

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