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Astaire / Death #316270

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 22, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Death of Fred Astaire reported [Robyn SMITH - describes husband's final moments.] President Reagan's praise of Astaire outlined.

(No location given: David Browning) Astaire's life and career reviewed; scenes from numerous movies shown, his leading ladies listed. [In Edward R. Murrow interview, ASTAIRE - explains approach to job.] [ASTAIRE - comments on viewing own work.] Mikhail Baryshnikov's remark on dancers' perception of Astaire quoted. [Voice of Gene KELLY - considers Astaire's dance legacy.] [Ginger ROGERS, Bob HOPE - eulogize Astaire.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Special on Astaire announced.

Browning, David;
Rather, Dan

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