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Chicago, Illinois / Washington Death #313623

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 25, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Frank Currier) Death of Chicago, Illinois, Mayor Harold Washington reported; details given, scenes of Washington's final day shown. [Northwestern Memorial Hospital Pat MILLER - describes Washington's condition upon arrival.] Crowd shown waiting outside hospital as efforts were made to revive Washington. [Washington's press secretary Alton MILLER - announces mayor's death.] Washington noted first black mayor of Chicago, Illinois. [MAN - grieves.] [MAN - says shocked.] Washington's career reviewed; details given, scenes shown. [WASHINGTON - announces new spirit of Chicago, Illinois.] [Interim mayor David ORR -mourns Washington.] Power transition said predicted rough. [Governor State Univ. Paul GREEN - says Washington not Prince of Wales and he didn't name a successor.] Washington reported remembered as standing up against the Democrat machine.

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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