Nightly News | November 04, 2010
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: Aretha Franklin 's doctors have ordered her to cancel all concerts and personal appearances between now and May. She has done that, including some big dates in Detroit and here in New York at Radio City Music Hall . Our Detroit television station WDIV is quoting her publicist and reporting tonight that she is seriously ill. Franklin is just 68 years old. Just this past Saturday she was released from a hospital in Detroit where she had spent several days for a condition that has not been disclosed.