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Olympic Boycott #270708

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 23, 1980
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(Studio) State Department declaration United States boycott of Olympic games successful given. Olympic cmtes. in Spain and Australia said among latest to defy govts. in deciding to attend Moscow games.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Picking of United States Olympic basketball team in Lexington, Kentucky, rptd; Phoenix, Arizona, as site of workouts by gymnast Kurt Thomas noted. United States said still to designate an Olympic team even though it won't be going to Moscow. Ntns. on both sides of boycott issue listed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer (KOOL-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter

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