ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Los Angeles, California) Decline in nation's drive-in restaurants examined; scenes from "American Graffiti" shown courtesy Universal Pictures. [Tail O'the Pup restaurant spokesperson Dennis BLAKE - laments culture's loss.] Oldest existing original design McDonald's noted 1st such drive-in eligible for National Historic Places registry; possibility it will be replaced by auto supply store mentioned. Tiny Naylor's drive-in's role in Los Angeles' history noted. [Terry ANDERSON, Aaron PALEY - resent Naylor.'s -planned destruction.] [Disc jockey Wolfman JACK - comments on restaurant's destruction.] [Mgr. John MILLER - acknowledges defeat.] [Simon HILLER - claims Tiny Naylor's was always awful.]
REPORTER: Judd Rose