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Nobel Peace Prize #260550

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1979
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(Studio) 1979 Nobel Peace Prize reported given Mother Teresa for her work with poor and dying in Calcutta.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Mother Teresa's work examined; films shown. [TERESA - says they have a vow to never let a child be thrown away.] Spread of group she founded, Sisters of Charity, throughout world, include south Bronx, noted. Film shown courtesy Time-Life Films [TERESA - discusses work.] Prize money reported being used to build homes for poor and lepers. [TERESA - says poor need love and compassion.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

(Studio) Mother Teresa said 1st religious figure to win peace prize; President Carter noted candidate for award. His congratulatory telegram to Mother Teresa quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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