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Riggs, King / Tennis Challenge #229395

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 11, 1973
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(Studio) Bobby Riggs challenges tennis champion Billie Jean King to tennis match with $100,000 purse.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(New York) Riggs, 55, challenged Margaret Court earlier and won in battle of sexes. Billie Jean King took top honors at Wimbledon and intends to put Riggs in his place with skill. Active participant in women's lib movement. [KING - says to play Bobby as an equal. To have no pity.] [RIGGS - says women should stay in home where they belong and quit competing in man's world.] Reporter asks how King to prepare for match. [KING - states she will think about match a lot, but won' t take as many vitamins as Riggs takes.]
REPORTER: Heywood Hale Broun

Broun, Heywood Hale;
Mudd, Roger

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