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1976 Olympics / Lebanon Reps. #246986

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 18, 1976
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(Studio) 1976 Summer Olympics begins. East Germany's Uwe Potteck wins gold medal in pistol event. 2 swimming records broken in preliminary races by E. German Kornelia Ender, 18, and Steven Gregg, 20, of US. 26 cntrys. pulled out of Olympics for political reasons.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Montreal, Canada) 2 brothers compete in wrestling and javelin throwing for Lebanon. Team members couldn't get out of Lebanon because of civil war. Lebanese living in United States were turned to for help. Brothers lived in New York for 9 years; they have no coach and train each other. [US ATHLETE - advises javelin thrower.] ABC film shows start of Olympics. [Gus FADOUL - expresses his pride in marching in with Lebanon's banner.] [Emad FADOUL - describes his feelings with regard to reping. Lebanon. Will try to get in good shape for games.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Schieffer, Bob;
Young, Steve

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