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Television / Dangerous Stunts #272929

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 20, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to controversy over television shows featuring dangerous stunts.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Los Angeles, California) [September 15, 1980 Gary WELLS - expresses confidence before performing motorcycle jump at Caesar's Palace.] Injuries to Wells when jump failed shown. Stunt said performed for television show "That's Incredible". Injuries to Steve Lewis, who attempted to leap over 2 cars traveling at 75 mph, reported Tape shown. Stan Kruml's accident described. [Kruml's attorney Ed STEINBRECHER - says television programs featuring stunts pander to those seeking cheap thrills.] ["That's Incredible" Alan LANDSBURG - explains his justification for hiring people like Stan Kruml.] [Hollywood Stuntmen's Association Hubie KERNS - contrasts their work with stunts of daredevils.] [Steve LEWIS - describes a stunt.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Schieffer, Bob;
Shepard, Gary

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