NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 10, 1990
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Douglas Kiker) Route 66, America's first paved transcontinental highway, featured; historical scenes shown to illustrate the roadside lifestyle created by the highway. [Missouri Route 66 Association president Jim POWELL - says it is the soul of America.] Replacement of old highway by interstate system recalled. ["Route 66, the Mother Road" author Michael WALLIS - talks about the old road.] Dedication of a Route 66 hall of fame in McLean, Illinois, noted. [Russell SOLESBY - says it is the most popular highway ever numbered.] [POWELL - comments further.]
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