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New York City / Calloway #318387

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 08, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Harry Smith) Cab Calloway shown preparing for Carnegie Hall appearance. [CALLOWAY - comments on audience.] Scenes shown of Calloway's career. Duke Ellington, Lena Horne and George Gershwin mentioned. [CALLOWAY - talks about Gershwin coming to Cotton Club and modeling "Porgy and Bess" role after Calloway.] "Hipster's Dictionary" mentioned. [CALLOWAY - tells Ed R. Murrow from whence jitterbug came.] Critics quoted. [CALLOWAY - tells of racial discrimination.] "Blues Bros." movie appearance mentioned gaining more Calloway fans. Calloway shown performing at White House [CALLOWAY - talks about age.]

Rather, Dan;
Smith, Harry

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