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Olympic Boycott #269883

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 13, 1980
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(Studio) Decision by Egypt, West Germany, and Australian govts. to support US boycott of Moscow Olympics announced.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Colorado Springs, Colorado) USOC President Robert KANE - expresses belief that Olympic Games will he held in spite of boycott; explains.] Olympic training center described as deserted following USOC boycott decision [Olympic hopeful Bradie JONES, Kris KIRCHNER, Denise CURRY, Lynette WOODARD - comment.] Report from National Indoors Swimming championships introduced [Swimmers Libby KINKEAD, Cynthia WOODHEAD, Brian GOODELL - comment.] [Gymnastics coach Margie WEISS - expresses her sympathy for athletes in sports like volleyball which don't have international forum other than Olympics.] [USOC delegate Fred NEWHOUSE - feels Olympic athletes are being used.] USOC said planning to recognize United States athletes for their efforts.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Dean, Morton;
Shepard, Gary

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