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Crosby Death #46175

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 17, 1977
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(Studio) Body of singer/actor Bing Crosby is flown to United States from Madrid, Spain; he'll be buried in Los Angeles. Crosby was devout Catholic and special mass is said today in NYC's Saint Patrick's Cathedral.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(NYC) Report on mass. [Bishop McCARICK - speaks of Crosby's life.] Bishop concls. with reference to Crosby's movie "Going My Way" and actor's role. [McCARICK - says bells of Saint Mary's should ring no dirges, Father O'Malley has gone home to God.] Rise Stevens was in "Going My Way." [STEVENS - notes world has lost wonderful man, is touched by service, loved Crosby.] Burial will be in family plot after family funeral services in Los Angeles.
REPORTER: James Walker

Walker, James;
Walters, Barbara

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