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Rockefeller Death #258734

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 11, 1978
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(Studio) Death in car accident near New York City of John D. Rockefeller III reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Background report on John D. Rockefeller III, eldest of 5 sons of John D. Rockefeller, Junior Films shown; audio tapes played. [ROCKEFELLER - describes self.] Rockefeller's chairperson of Rockefeller Fndn., Population Council, Japan Society, Asia Society and organization of Lincoln Center mentioned. Rockefeller family's purchase of land for United Nations Building noted. Walter Cronkite's interview of Rockefeller for 1973 "CBS Reports" broadcast shown. [ROCKEFELLER - discusses effects on self and family of having Rockefeller name and resources. Responds to question about Lincoln Center.]
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Mudd, Roger;
Osgood, Charles

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