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Boxing Scandal #275773

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 04, 1981
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(Studio) Man claiming to be missing boxing promoter Harold Smith, chairperson of Muhammad Ali Professional Sports (MAPS) reported surfacing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Smith's telephone call to radio station KABC with regard to turning over financial documents to Muhammad Ali today noted; film of Smith at Hawaii boxing commission meeting last month shown. Smith's claims with regard to death threats and current scandal outlined. [Voice of SMITH - claims Wells Fargo stole missing funds.] Bank's response cited. [Wells Fargo vice-chairperson Richard ROSENBERG - comments.] Smith's response to Hawaii boxing commission's refusal to license a fight he was promoting there examined. [SMITH - argues.] Muhammad Ali's denial of involvement noted. [ALI - comments.] Ali and his attys. reported meeting with investigators later in week
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold

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