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Crosby Death and Burial #490949

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 18, 1977
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(Studio) Bing Crosby is buried, much as he would have wanted. Some music in following report is Crosby's, coming from NBC files.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Report on funeral at Saint Paul's Church and burial. Crosby's 6 sons are pallbearers and daughter, Mary Frances, leads in reading of Psalm 23. [Mary Frances CROSBY - reads Psalm.] Mrs. Kathryn Crosby didn't want crowds around, so service is held in early morning; among few invited to attend are Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hope, Phil Harris and Rosemary Clooney. Crosby is buried near parents and 1st wife, Dixie Lee.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don

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