ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 13, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Denver: Tom Foreman) The controversy over the decision by Denver Nuggets player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf not to stand as required by NBA rules for the playing of the national anthem for religious reasons examined. [ABDUL- RAUF, player Shaquille O'NEAL, Hakeem OLAJUWON, Colorado Muslin Council Mohamad JODEH - comment on the issue.] Athletes who have gone to battle on religious grounds recalled: boxer Muhammad Ali and Mormon football player Eli Herring
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