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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 29, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Pro football games between New Orleans Saints- Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals-New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles-New England Patriots featured; details given, players named, scenes shown courtesy of CBS. Other scores given. Football coach Erskine "Erk" Russell of Georgia Southern College featured; details given, scenes shown. [RUSSELL - coaches.] Locale of college described. [RUSSELL - describes nearby creek.] Russell's coaching career and role in rebuilding football at Georgia Southern College detailed. [RUSSELL - describes coming to Georgia.] Georgia Southern College's recent successes in football noted. [RUSSELL - comments.] [Player Thomas PORTER, Tim FOLEY - talk about Russell.] [RUSSELL, FOLEY - discuss rattlesnake and cocaine story.] Yesterday's playoff game with University of ME shown; players named.

Donaldson, Sam;
Gandolf, Ray

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