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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 18, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Bob Kur) Representative Thomas O'Neill's life since retiring as Speaker of House examined; scenes shown. [O'NEILL - jokes about his ego, promotes new book.] Book's sales at Harvard bookstore compared to sales of Larry Bird's tome. [O'NEILL - jokes about his book contract; notes his and wife's lifestyle hasn't changed.] O'Neill's financial state at time of retirement and now outlined. [O'NEILL -defs. doing commercials.] Miller ad shown. Mildred O'Neill's influence on husband's commercial for American Express explained, shown. [O'NEILL - describes wife's role, transition from high public office to private life.] [At building dedication, Senator Edward KENNEDY - paraphrases Budweiser beer commercial to mock O'Neill.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob

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