September 2, 1997 in Nation/World

Jerry Does It Again

 

Singers, dancers, comedians, impersonators and celebrities helped Jerry Lewis bring in a record $50.5 million during the 32nd annual muscular dystrophy telethon that ended Monday after 21 hours. Last year, $49.1 million was raised. “The American people have set a new standard in expressing love and caring,” said Lewis, who is the national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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