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Knoetze #259964

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 12, 1979
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(Studio) Federal court's reversal of State Department action in revoking visa of South African boxer Kallie Knoetze reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami Beach, Florida) Knoetze's plans to go ahead with match noted. Madison Square Garden Corporation announcement that it will have no dealings with match and Miami Beach promoter's plans to go on with it reported Fight with Bill Sharkey said scheduled for Saturday Pickets outside Knoetze's training site stated to protest fight and CBS Sports plans to televise it cited. [Operation PUSH director Reverend Jesse JACKSON - comments on CBS decision and State Department action. Mentions President Carter's human rights policy.] Jackson's organization of peaceful demonstration to be held during fight noted.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner (WTVJ newstape)

(Studio) Comments of CBS Sports president Frank Smith with regard to earlier statements to Jackson quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Teichner, Martha

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