CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 27, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) British aviator Sir Thomas Sopwith's death announced. Report introduced.
(London, England: Anthony Mason) Sopwith's contributions to aviation, specifically during World Wars I and II featured; details given, scenes shown. Sopwith noted teaching himself to fly. Cartoon character "Snoopy" noted imagining his doghse. to be a "Sopwith Camel." [Prior to his death, SOPWITH - says he can't choose which plane is his favorite.]
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