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Wayne #60032

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 12, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter quoted with regard to John Wayne; his death at University of California at Los Angeles Med. Center last night reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Wayne's funeral noted planned for Friday; Michael Wayne quoted re: funeral services.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Hollywood, California) Details of Wayne's death given. [University of California at Los Angeles Hospital administration Bernard STROHM - announces death.] Wayne's past medical problems recalled. [Richard NIXON talks about Wayne.] "Stagecoach", with Wayne and John Carradine recalled. [CARRADINE - comments.] Wayne's last picture, The "Shootist" with Carradine and Lauren Bacall, noted about man dying of cancer. [Producer Mike FRANKOVICH - comments.] Scenes from films shown.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Background report on Wayne; photos and films shown. Scenes shown from: "Stagecoach", with Claire Trevor, courtesy United Artists; "Green Berets", courtesy Warner Bros.; "True Grit", courtesy Paramount. [January 1979, WAYNE - if has something to say, says it.] Wayne's last appearance on Academy Awards recalled; scenes shown, courtesy Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. [January 1979, WAYNE - talks about living and dying.] John Ford mentioned; Wayne's involvement in Vietnam war issue, work with Carter to pass Panama Canal treaty and advocation of Patty Hearst's release, recalled. Details of Wayne's last interview given; special broadcast tonight, "Homage to the Duke", announced.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

5:12:10 "ECON.: GOLD PRICE"

Geer, Stephen;
Reynolds, Frank;
Walters, Barbara

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