NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 10, 1980
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(Studio) Funeral arrangements for John Lennon noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) Mark David Chapman, suspected killer of Lennon, reported undergoing psychiatric evaluation at Bellevue Hospital in NYC; details given, films shown. [Corrections department spokesperson Edward HERSHEY - comments.] Chapman's obsession with Lennon, include recreation of similar elements in his life, outlined; photos shown. [Former roommate David MOORE - comments.] Chapman's emotional problems in Hawaii and his activities in New York City prior to the shooting, include recing. autograph from Lennon noted. [PHOTOGRAPHER - recalls remark made by Chapman after meeting Lennon.] Lennon and wife Yoko Ono recalled founding the Spirit Fndn.; details of organization given. Memorial service in Washington, DC today mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier