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In Memoriam #955935

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 31, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) A good-bye to the people we lost in the decade 200-2009 presented; scenes & photos shown of singer Michael Jackson, stunt rider Evel Knievel, actor Christopher Reeve, singer Ray Charles, author Norman Mailer, conservative William F. Buckley, Presidents Ronald Reagan & Gerald Ford, Senator Edward Kennedy, TV's Ed McMahon, Steve Allen, Fred Rogers, Julia Child & Aaron Spelling, musician Isaac Stern, first lady Bird Johnson, explorer Sir Edmund Hillary, actor Carroll O'Connor, cartoonist Chuck Jones & Charles Schulz, musician George Harrison, actors Paul Newman, Katharine Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Health Ledger & Charlton Heston, singer James Brown, comedians George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Rodney Dangerfield, Milton Berle & Bob Hope, broadcasters Paul Harvey, Walter Cronkite & David Brinkley, singer Mary Travers, civil rights leaders Coretta Scott King & Rosa Parks, athlete Althea Gibson, Ted Williams, Seattle Slew & Dale Earnhardt, singer Johnny Cash, Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat, Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto, Russian President Boris Yeltsin, singer Luciano Pavarotti & Pope John Paul II.
Reporter(s):
Muir, David
Duration:
00:05:20

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