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Wayne Death #264367

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 12, 1979
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(Studio) Headlines of John Wayne's death from Tokyo, Lima, Peru, read; details of his death yesterday given. President Carter quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hollywood, California) Background report on Wayne given. Scenes shown from: "The Hurricane Express, Stagecoach, Sands of Iwo Jima, The Quiet Man, True Grit"; Wayne comments throughout. Mentioned in report are: John Ford, Gary Cooper, Maureen O'Hara, Vietnam war, "Harvard Lampoon." [1979 Academy Awards, WAYNE - speaks to audience.] Wayne's epitaph quoted.
REPORTER: David Browning

(Studio) Special broadcast on Wayne tonight announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Browning, David;
Cronkite, Walter

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