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Eastland Portrait #263843

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Artist Charles Merrill Mount's claims with regard to lack of payment for portrait of former Senator James Eastland detailed. University of Mississippi Fndn.'s inability to raise balance due Mount stated. [MOUNT - comments.] Criticism of portrait, include alleged resemblance to former Senator Sam Ervin rather than Eastland stated. [MOUNT - describes Eastland and Ervin.] Mount said agreeing with "Washington Post" assessment of portrait. [MOUNT - comments.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:01:50

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