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Lowell Thomas #488300

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 14, 1976
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(Studio) Journalist Lowell Thomas has been on radio 47 years and on television 36 years
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Thomas ended broadcasts with human interest story and "and now, so long until tomorrow." Thomas heard on both NBC and CBS at start of radio career in 1929. After year, he broadcast only for NBC. In Feb. 1940, he made 1st television news broadcast. He moved to CBS in 1947. Thomas, 84, giving up broadcast but not retiring. [THOMAS - announces plans for 5-6 year television show. Expects to go on for 16 more years] [THOMAS - signs off with "here's to all of you and so long."]
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

(Studio) When Thomas became broadcast journalist, Walter Cronkite was 13 years old. Harry Reasoner was 6 years old and John Chancellor was 2 years old.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard

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