Oscar-Winning Composer Jerry Goldsmith Dies

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Academy Award-winning composer Jerry Goldsmith dies at the age of 75 after a long battle with cancer. Goldsmith composed a number of memorable scores for films such as Total Recall, Star Trek, and Planet of the Apes, and TV shows such as Perry Mason. Pat Dowell reports.



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