CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 17, 1978
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(Studio) Report on protest underway in Nashville, Tennessee, because of Davis Cup tennis tournament between South Africa and US. Reasons for protest given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Nashville, Tennessee) Expected financial failure of tournament noted. [Vanderbilt University president Emmett FIELDS - supports Davis Cup tournaments. Refuses to allow freedoms to erode; tennis tournaments to continue] [Executive director NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Benjamin HOOKS - resents university equating tennis match with disseminating ideas and ideals.] [Davis Cup South African player Peter LAMB - against politics in tennis match.]
REPORTER: David Dick
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