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Sports: College Basketball, Polynice #146248

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 27, 1993
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Dick Schaap) Highlights shown from college basketball game between Seton Hall University -University of Connecticut.

(Auburn Hills, Michigan: Armen Keteyian) Pro basketball player Olden Polynice, who went on a hunger strike to protest the plight of the Haitian refugees, featured. [POLYNICE - comments on United States policy and President Clinton's change of position; recalls the riots in Los Angeles.] The history of athletes and acts of political protest reviewed; scenes shown of three such actions. [Sports analyst Bill WALTON - talks about activism.] [POLYNICE - says he will take a stand.]

(Studio: Dick Schaap) Arthur Ashe noted taking part in a protest on behalf of Haitian refugees as one of his last public acts.

Reporter(s):
Keteyian, Armen;
Schaap, Dick;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:03:40

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