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NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 25, 1983
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(Studio) Death of playwright Tennessee Williams reported; his various works listed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Williams' career and life reviewed; films, photos shown. [WILLIAMS - notes importance of work.] [Jessica TANDY - praises Williams.] [Elizabeth ASHLEY - agrees.] Scenes from "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Streetcar Named Desire" shown. [WILLIAMS - notes transitory nature of happiness.]
REPORTER: Eric Burns

(Studio) Dakin Williams' belief that brother had returned to drugs noted; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Burns, Eric

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