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Hughes Will #43036

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 27, 1976
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(Studio) Report on search for will of Howard R. Hughes.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Los Angeles, California) 8 attys. argue whether county or family should administer the estate. Judge Neil Lake to rule later.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker Artist: David Rose

(Houston, Texas) April 7 film shows Hughes burial. His aunt, Mrs. Frederick Lummis, has temporary control of Hughes' estate.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

(Los Angeles, California) [L.A. cmty. supervisor Ken HAHN - says cmty. could get $10 million to administer estate.] Estate valued at $2 billion. Hughes holdings noted. Ads. placed in different newspapers asking that info. with regard to Hughes death be submitted to the Summa Corporation Noah Dietrich, who once worked for Hughes, says he saw Hughes will in 1955. [DIETRICH - describes will and its location.] No will found. IRS (Internal Revenue Service) may end up with 70% of Hughes' estate.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

(Studio) Reporter speculates as to will's whereabouts.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick

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