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Olympic Games / Corruption / Salt Lake City, Utah #182742

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 15, 1999
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(Washington: Peter Jennings) Announcement of a March meeting of the International Olympic Committee to discuss the corruption scandal noted.

(Salt Lake City: Tom Foreman) The investigation into bribery in Salt Lake City, UT's bid to get the 2002 Winter Games featured; details given of the role of International Olympic Committee official Alfredo Lamont as a conduit between Salt Lake organizers and International Olympic Committee members. [Yesterday, USOC spokesman Mike MORAN - denies all bribery allegations.] [USOC executive director Dick SCHULTZ - comments.] The likelihood that the USOC knew a decade ago that Salt Lake City was cheating noted. [Former USOC member Howard PETERSON - says the line was being crossed in gift giving.] [Reno-Tahoe Bid Committee Bob CASHELL - says there were problems.]

Foreman, Tom;
Jennings, Peter

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