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New York City Marathon #249093

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 23, 1977
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(Studio) New York City has traffic jam of people.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(NYC) Report on New York City Marathon; is run through all 5 boroughs of city, beginning in Staten Island, leading across Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, into Brooklyn, and then through Queens, Bronx and ending in Central park in Manhattan. [British Olympic runner Ron HILL - has never run race quite like this.] [MAN - likes going through ethnic areas during run.] [Marathon dir. Fred LEBOW - says New York City has been easiest city to work with in marathon.] 1st man to cross finish line is Bill Rodgers, from Boston, and 1st woman to cross it is Miki Gorman, of San Fernando Valley, California.

Ford, Sam;
Dean, Morton

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