CBS Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1978
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(Studio) Special report on symbols of hope blooming almost everywhere.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(No location given) Report on description of blooming dogwood trees as signs that spring is really here. Sights in Kentucky, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mts. overlooking the valley of the Shenandoah River and at Appomattox, Virginia, described. Is noted that pink dogwood came from Pennsylvania and that tree is native to 40 of states and nowhere else on earth. General Robert E. Lee s surrender at Appomattox cthse., George Washington's planting of dogwoods at Mt. Vernon, Thomas Jefferson's planting of them at Monticello and number of dogwoods at Valley Forge mentioned.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt
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