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George Polk Awards #269329

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 1980
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(Studio) Background of George Polk Memorial Awards for journalistic excellence recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Angola, LA) This year's winners, Wilbert Rideau and Billy Sinclair of the "The Angolite", noted both serving life terms for murder; details given, films shown. [RIDEAU - comments.] Success of their venture outlined. [SINCLAIR, RIDEAU - comment.] Topics of their stories and reaction by inmates and prison officials noted. [SINCLAIR and RIDEAU - comment.]
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Studio) Ed Bradley reported winning Polk award for foreign correspondence; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Engberg, Eric

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