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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Peru, IN) Tradition of amateur circus here recalled; films shown. Successful high wire performance of Julie Miller, Lynn Gebhart and 3 others noted marred by Miller and Gebhart's later death in drunk driving accident; details given, films shown. [Circus president Bruce EMBREY - notes families' emotional collapse.] [Trainer Bill ANDERSON - reacts to news.] [Circus OFFICIAL - announces show will proceed.] Dick Gebhart's concern over children's safety during circus performances recalled. [Recently, Dick GEBHART - notes parents are naturally worried for children.] [ANDERSON - encourages other performers to be strong tonight.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara
- McNamara, Bob;
- Rather, Dan
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