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Hughes Mormon Will Ruled Forgery #258695

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 09, 1978
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(Studio) Las Vegas jury's decision that so-called Mormon will of Howard Hughes is forgery reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Las Vegas, NV) Details of court proceedings and jury decision given. [Juror Lowell SYLVESTER - discusses juror's feelings that handwriting in will was wrong.] Reaction of Melvin Dummar, named in will according to him for picking Hughes up in desert, reported; Dummar's job as truck driver in Ogden, UT, mentioned. [DUMMAR - is more convinced than ever that it was Hughes he picked up.] [Hughes family attorney James DILWORTH - says family hasn't bothered to think about criminal aspect of will issue yet.] Contd. administration of Hughes estate by his cousin, William Lummis, noted.
REPORTER: Harold Dow Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold

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