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Tower Death #580496

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 05, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Death of Senator John Heinz in plane crash recalled; death of former Senator John Tower, daughter Marian Tower, astronaut Manley "Sonny" Carter and others in Atlantic Southeast airlines plane crash reported; details given; scenes shown of Brunswick, Georgia; audio heard of Lynn Cheney, pilot of another plane, describing wreckage. Tower's political life reviewed; scenes shown. [In February 1987, TOWER - comments on Ronald Reagan's Iran-Contra scandal.] [On "Today", February 11, TOWER - discusses nomination for defense secretary.] [Friend Paul EGGERS - talks about Tower.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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