ABC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1978
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(Studio) Descent on Washington, DC and New York City of world leaders for United Nations disarmament and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) confs. noted. President Carter's entertainment of comedian Bob Hope reported Is stated that Carter is 1st President since Franklin Roosevelt that Hope hadn't met. Film shown. White House reception and gala tribute at Kennedy Center, honoring Hope's 75th birthday, mentioned. Background on Hope given; photos and films shown. Incld. in profile is mention of Hope's work for Defense Department in shows for servicemen abroad in World War II, Korean and Vietnam wars. Interview with Hope and wife, Dolores, made last year, shown. [HOPE - has made 58 pictures; "got the girl" in 51 of them. Notes that only in "Road" shows did he lose girl.] [Dolores HOPE - mentions films where he didn't get girl and Bing Crosby did. Sometimes wishes, as they get older, Hope didn't love show business so much, so they'd have more time together.] [HOPE - talks about age.] [Mrs. HOPE - comments on own age.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
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