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Person of The Week (Bonnie Blair, Brian Boitano) #114106

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 26, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Concern over lack of United States medal-winning performances at Winter Olympic games reported [Fig. skater BOITANO - says skating good program is what mattered.] Boitano shown training. [BOITANO - discusses sacrifices.] Speed skater Blair shown winning race. [BLAIR - comments on victory.] Blair's background outlined. United States Olympic Committee's forming of committee to investigate United States performances noted. [Commission chairperson George STEINBRENNER - says we need to find out what we are not doing right.] [Sportswriter Michael JANOFSKY - explains United States athletics.] Athletic training system of E. bloc ntns. detailed; scenes shown of East Germany's training program. [Sportswriter Mike KUPPER - compares two systems.] [BOITANO - explains love of skating.] [BLAIR - explains expectations.] Competitors' view of Olympics detailed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:40

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