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Route 66 #293811

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1984
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(Studio) Bobby Troupe song "Route 66" quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Route 66) Permanent closing of historical Route 66 noted; highway's background reviewed. [Homer EHRESMAN - notes change in society's attitude toward strangers.] Impact of hwy.'s closing on Williams, Arizona, considered. [Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Eric EIKENBERRY - acknowledges business community's fear.] [Shop owner Earlene KLAVERWEIDEN - recalls town's heyday.] Scenes from TV series "Route 66" shown courtesy Columbia Pictures. Highway's current status in several towns described, shown. [EHRESMAN - accepts inevitable.] [Motel owner Lillian REDMAN - regrets hwy.'s closing.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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