CBS Evening News for Monday, May 04, 1981
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(Studio) Historical significance of Oregon Trail recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Oregon City, OR) Abraham Lincoln's promise of payment to Oregon if it kept OR Trail safe from Indians during Civil War reported; photos shown. [OR sen. historian Cecil EDWARDS - notes federal government's promise to states.] State's effort to collect now examined. [Governor Victor ATIYEH - comments on situation; recalls President Reagan's acting career.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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