CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 20, 1977
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(Studio) Report to follow on former government official who's government job is not his driving ambition.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Sebring, Florida) Former Peace Corps director Nick Craw is pro race car driver and comes with other pro drivers to Disney World for publicity stunt. (B.F. Goodrich film shown.) Winnings in International Motor Sports Association noted. Craw was Peace Corps director under Nixon in 1973-74; accomplishments in office, include expansion and drought-relief program in Africa, noted. Now spends winters at home in Virginia. Craw is Princeton graduate. [CRAW - says Peace Corps was fine experience; cites reasons for returning to racing.] Craw and team prepare for races at Sebring, Florida. [CRAW - compares racing and heading government agency. Talks of plans after quitting racing.] Events in preparation for Sebring noted; Craw takes wife for ride. Troubles in race cause Craw to lose. [CRAW - have to shrug it off and look to next time.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
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