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Thurmond Death #731729

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 26, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Death of 100-year-old Senator Strom Thurmond noted.

(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) Thurmond's political career reviewed; film & video shown, including from his 100th birthday party; details given of his crusade against civil rights legislation until the 1980s & of his interest in defense issues. [THURMOND - jokes about being call "thurmonator."] [In 1948, THURMOND - campaigns against civil rights.] [WOMAN - comments on his politics.] The ouster of Senator Trent Lott as majority leader over his comments about Thurmond recalled.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Thurmond's death in a South Carolina hospital noted.

Brown, Aaron;
Meserve, Jeanne

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