NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 1978
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(Studio) Abraham Lincoln's comments in letter to friend in 1863 quoted. Report is on present events in Illinois.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Charleston, Illinois) Charleston, Illinois, busmen.'s attempts to start tourist attraction in area by having giant fiberglass statue of Lincoln built outlined; failure to follow through with tourist center noted. [PEOPLE - state feelings about statue.] Negotiations by busmen. from Lincoln, Illinois, to buy statue and move it there detailed. [MAN - says bad thing for one can be good for another.] [2nd MAN - notes Lincoln was homely in appearance.]
REPORTER: Bob Kur
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