NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 08, 1978
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(Studio) Death of former heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney reported His background outlined, include his son's tenure in Senate
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(NYC) Films and photos shown. Tunney's history as fighter given. His participation in World War I in France noted. Tunney's defeat of Frenchman Georges Carpentier in 1926 and his famous "long count" fight with Jack Dempsey in Chicago in 1927 mentioned. Film of Chicago fight shown, courtesy ABC Sports. Dempsey's remarks on Tunney's death quoted.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt
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