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Route 66 #81976

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 06, 1983
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(Studio) End to historical Route 66 next year announced.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Route 66) Route 66's role in nation's culture examined; John Steinbeck quoted. Scenes from "Route 66" shown. [Composer Bobby TROUP - recalls wife's inspiration for "Route 66."] Song noted recorded by Nat "King" Cole, Four Freshmen, The Rolling Stones. [Voice of COLE - sings "Route 66."] Road, now interstates, noted beginning in Chicago. [Gladys CUTBERTH - recalls Route 66.] Jack Cutberth recalled head of Highway 66 Association; details given. Road's current status described.

Donaldson, Sam;
Rose, Judd

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