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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 1976
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(Studio) International Olympic Committee (IOC) meets with regard to Canada's ban of Taiwan athletes. US urges Taiwan participation. International Olympic Committee expected to accept Canada's decision. 11 Israeli athletes killed 4 years ago by Palestinian terrorists at Munich Olympics. Memorial service held in Montreal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Montreal, Canada) Police in plainclothes mingle with crowd of mourners and shield Israeli athletes. Ea. member of congregation searched before athletes and Premier Pierre Elliot Trudeau searched. 3 widows of slain athletes sat with Israeli team. [Rabbi Dr. Gunther PLAUT - says there will be more Munichs after Entebbes. He names 11 victims.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Cronkite, Walter;
Young, Steve

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