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Yachting / American's Cup / Rhode Island #235949

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 27, 1974
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(Studio) Trial races for yachting's American's Cup underway.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Newport, Rhode Island) "Intrepid" shown. Still made of wood. "Courageous" made of aluminum. "France's" history related. "Southern Cross", Australian boat, has $9 million invested. Cup shown. ["Intrepid" skipper Gerry DRISCOLL - says it's worth it if win or lose.] Spectators watch to see who'll be in race.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

(Studio) Film shot by CBS cameraman, Dale Hall, injured in helicopter crash on Newport course. Film crew mbr., Bobby Otto, killed in crash.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Osgood, Charles

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