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Rendezvous With Death

Rendezvous With Death

Broadcast: July 21, 1977
Added: May 08 2015

We are a country that has always needed heroes. They are tailored of course, to our changing customs, and we are a country of change. Daniel Boone, Lincoln, John Paul Jones, Babe Ruth, Frank Sinatra - they're quite a grab bag, a reflection of America. Mike Thurston was one of the chosen. In a football conscious era, he had done all of the right things - picked the right college, the right team, became a sports glamour boy. He was tall, blonde, shaped like a wedge and a quarterback. The other side of the coin was quite different...