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Olympics / Black Power / Results / Reactions #146

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 18, 1968
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(Studio) United States Olympic Committee apologizes to Mexico and other cntrys. for actions by 2 black American athletes who staged black power demonstration. Committee tells Tommie Smith and John Carlos to go home.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Mexico City, Mexico) Ex-Olympic champion, Jesse Owens, refuses to talk. [Boxing coach, Patrick ALBERT - says we all abide by rules.] Sprinter Lee Evans refuses to talk. ABC reporter Ray Falk couldn't get remarks from Carlos' wife. [CARLOS - says leave me alone.] [US boxing team Johnny BALDWIN - says he will accept medal from anyone.] [Boxer, Al JONES - says if that's the way Carlos and Smith feel, okay. Would accept gold medal around neck.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds Narrates

(Studio) Reactions are individual.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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