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Figure Skating / Harding and Kerrigan #150618

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 27, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Portland: Bob Jamieson) Admission by figure skater Tonya Harding that she learned about the attack against rival Nancy Kerrigan and did not tell the authorities featured; scenes shown of ex-husband Jeff Gillooly, who is close to a plea bargain with the authorities. [HARDING - says she had no prior knowledge, but failed to report what she later knew; wants the opportunity to perform at the Olympics.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Colorado Spring: Armen Keteyian) Setting up by the United States Figure Skating Association of a committee to decide about Harding's Olympic eligibility examined; scenes shown of Harding at skating practice. [USFSA Jerry LACE, hearing panel chairman William HYBL, ABC Sports Donna DeVARONA - comment on the Harding issue.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Kerrigan's coach noted.

Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Keteyian, Armen

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