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Medal of Freedom #273336

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 16, 1981
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(Studio) President Carter's presentation of Medal of Freedom to a number of Americans today reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Carter's selection of medal recipients, include Defense Secretary Harold Brown, national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, Secretary of State Edmund Muskie, deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher, discussed. [CARTER - praises Christopher's role in negotiation of Iran hostage crisis.] Medal also reported given to Kirk Douglas, Margaret Craig McNamara, Earl Warren and to Walter Cronkite; details given. [CARTER - praises Cronkite.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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