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US-Soviet / Chess Tourney #224735

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 01, 1972
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(Studio) Soviet Boris Spassky phones resignation, making American Bobby Fischer the new world chesshampion
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Reykjavik, Iceland) [FISCHER - makes many demands during tournament.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (Narrates)

(Liberty, New York) [FISCHER - in April `72 interview, says he gets his confidence from knowing he has ability. Says he is not arrogant when he says he's best; he's stating a fact.]
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(Studio) Fischer accepts championship as crowd cheers. President International Chess Federation says Spassky is bitter.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wallace, Mike

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