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Special Olympics #111116

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 03, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(South Bend, IN: Dick Schaap) 7th annual International Special Olympics, sports competition for mentally retarded, featured; details given, scenes shown. [Germaine PAYNE - wants to be famous and rich.] [Robert and Claudia PAYNE - recall daughter's desire for stardom; note their pride in her gymnastic accomplishments.] [PAYNE - is proud of herself; cites desire to emulate Mary Lou Retton.] [Robert PAYNE - feels Special Olympics has given daughter a purpose in life.] [Claudia PAYNE - considers importance of competition for the participants.] [PAYNE - wants to do her best whether she wins or not.]

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Coverage of Special Olympics opening ceremonies announced.

Jarriel, Tom;
Schaap, Dick

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