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World Cup Soccer Championships #258131

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1978
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(Studio) Upcoming World Cup Soccer championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, noted. Popularity of soccer thruout world and expectations of Argentine authorities about cntry.'s product decrease during championships reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Buenos Aries, Argentina) Details given about expected crowds in Buenos Aires and preparations by Argentina's military government for World Cup event. Recent exhibition soccer match between Argentina and Italy and possibility that Brazil's team will be in finals noted. Strength of military government in Argentina and precautions being taken against terrorist acts similar to that of 1972 Olympics in Munich detailed. Opening ceremonies noted; 1st game is Poland versus West Germany.
REPORTER: David Dick

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David
Duration:
00:02:20

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