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Olympics #225166

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 08, 1972
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(Studio) American runner Jim Ryun trips during qualifying race. International Olympic Committee bans 2 black American track men from further competition.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Munich, West Germany) Vince Matthews and Wayne Collett, American gold and silver medalists, fail to stand at attention during American national anthem, are barred from other races. [US Olympic Committee chief Clifford BUCK - reads letter from International President Avery Brundage condemning athletes' actions.] [MATTHEWS - bewildered at intense reaction to incident.] [Relay runner John SMITH - withdraws due to leg injury and disqualification of teammates.]
REPORTER: Heywood Hale Broun

Reporter(s):
Broun, Heywood Hale;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:02:40

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