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Tap Dancing #325611

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) House of Representatives reported considering resolution that would make May 25 National Tap Dance Day, commemorating birthday of tap-dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Report introduced.

(Woodland Hills, California: David Browning) Lasting popularity of tap dancing featured; scenes shown from film "Tap". [Dancer Gregory HINES - comments on dancing.] Nicholas Brothers shown dancing recently and in 1935. [Harold NICHOLAS - comments on choreographer Nick Castle's routine in film "Stormy Weather".] Nicholas Bros.' routines shown; actress Tallulah Bankhead quoted; dancer Ginger Rogers mentioned. [HINES - praises Nicholas Bros.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Browning, David

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