ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 26, 1974
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(Studio) In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh made it from New York City to Paris in 33 1/2 hrs. in "The Spirit of Saint Louis." Died of cancer on Hawaii island and buried today.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(No location given) Film of Lindbergh's career and life shown. 25 when made legendary flight. 5 years later lst child kidnapped and killed. Bruno Hauptmann convicted and executed for crime. Lindbergh planned other air rtes., and wife, Anne Morrow, chronicled them. Helped Pan American set up air rtes. Before World War II called for United States isolation. Accepted Nazi war medals and called their army invincible. Branded "Pro-Nazi". Advised Air Force during and after war. Served on Pan American board [LINDBERGH - cites critical situation W. civilization faces.]
REPORTER: Jules Bergman
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