CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 10, 1980
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(Studio) Comedian Richard Pryor's severe burning today reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Los Angeles, California) Pryor's present condition described. [Hospital spokesperson Gary SWAYE - comments.] Efforts to determine cause of accident outlined. [Police Lieutenant Dan COOKE - notes Pryor's comments with regard to mixing cocaine and ether.] Pryor's career, include role in "Car Wash", recalled; scenes shown courtesy Universal Studios.
REPORTER: Harold Dow (KNXT newstape)
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