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Marathon Swim Failure #255291

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 03, 1978
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(Studio) Marathon swimmer's failure in attempt to swim from Bahamas to Florida reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) Details of Stella Taylor's attempt to make distance swim given; crew's success in convincing her to give up 20 mile from Fort Lauderdale stated. [TAYLOR - kept it up as long as possible. Won't try again.] Possible attempt by Taylor to swim from Florida Keys to Bahamas noted.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans (WTVJ, Miami)

Cronkite, Walter;
Seamans, Ike

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