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Memphis Strikes / Presley Death #259183

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 1978
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(Studio) Looting in Memphis in midst of police and firemen's strikes noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Memphis, Tennessee) Blackout in Memphis described; reasons given. Security guard Richard Hyder's implication in power failure noted. [Security guard John DENNISTON - comments on situation.] Teachers union request to mbrs. about not crossing picket lines reported.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(Studio) Pilgrimage of Elvis Presley fans to Memphis and his home, Graceland, to commemorate 1st anniversary of his death reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Memphis, Tennessee) Report on fans' appearance in Memphis to remember Elvis. [Barbara PERKINS - describes experience early in morning.] [Claire FRAIPONT - says 80 people came from Belgium.] [SALESMEN - advertise wares.]

Ford, Sam;
Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John

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