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King, Riggs / Tennis Match #230490

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 1973
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(Studio) Billie Jean King triumphs over Bobby Riggs in tennis match at Astrodome in Houston, Texas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Film from tennis match shown. King's technique reviewed. [KING says event difficult to live with before actual match.] [RIGGS - says Billie Jean played fantastic game and won fair and square. Regrets loss, but good game, nevertheless.] [KING - believes tennis has changed; always wanted to change sport.]
REPORTER: Jed Duvall (Film courtesy ABC)

(Studio) Riggs, King match gets recognition on Senate floor., Senators Mike Mansfield and Hugh Scott react to King's win.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed

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