CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 04, 1978
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(Studio) Rockefeller family's dissatisfaction in 1930's upon discovery that Diego Rivera had painted head of Lenin into mural at Rockefeller Center recalled; E.B. White's poem about incident quoted. Report is on similar present controversy.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Customs Bureau's opposition to using 1976 Peter Max paintings as welcoming signs at Canadian and Mexican borders reported; reason given is that Max' work is symbolic of drug culture and that it didn't help attempts to halt drug traffic. President Carter's order that paintings be put up at border crossings noted. Display of designs at White House described. Max' presentation of painting to United States as birthday gift and its acceptance by Jeff and Annette Carter detailed.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
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