CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 25, 1978
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(Studio) History of "Life" magazine and its demise given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Life's reappearance on newsstands today as monthly magazine reported Mag.'s history of telling about life in pictures outlined. Photos and films shown. Photographer Larry Burroughs' coverage of Vietnam and his later being listed as missing in Laos mentioned among details of magazine's coverage of several wars. ["Life" managing editor Philip KUNHARDT, Junior - describes differences in publishing plans now.] "Life" sales film, 1965, shown. Alfred Eisenstaedt's debut as "Life" photographer in 1936 noted; his work over years described, include pictures of women like Sophia Loren and his 1st photograph in "Life", of American-Chinese Catholic school children in San Francisco. [EISENSTAEDT - says magazine's rebirth is miracle.] Eisenstaedt's photos of Jacqueline Onassis for new issue shown. Mentioned in report are photos concerning death of Spanish war soldier and US World War II dead.
REPORTER: Steve Young
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