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Person of The Week (Jong-Sei Park) #118247

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 30, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Toxicologist Jong-Sei Park and his role in drug testing at Olympic games in South Korea profiled; scenes shown. [PARK - says anyone taking doping agent will be kicked out of Olympics.] Case of runner Ben Johnson winning race and flunking drug test recalled; scenes shown. Drug testing procedures explained. [PARK - explains rerunning tests.] Actions by International Olympic Committee following drug test noted. [Olympic SPOKESPERSON - says Johnson's gold medal has been withdrawn.] [PARK - explains reason he came to Korea.] [US team doctor James PUFFER - discusses drug testing lab in South Korea.] [PARK - says society is not drug-free; expresses his interest in toxicology.] Park's career as toxicologist reviewed; scenes shown. [PARK - comments on role as scientist.]

Jennings, Peter

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