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Bolshoi Competition #277945

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 25, 1981
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(Studio) Importance of Bolshoi ballet competition noted; American Amanda McKerrow reported winning gold medal today, the 1st American to ever do so.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Moscow, USSR ) [Mother, Constance McKERROW - recalls daughter's commitment to dance.] [Coach Mary DAY - announces win.] [McKERROW - reacts to medal.] Partner Simon Dow noted winning medal as well. [DOW - reacts to win.] [McKerrow's PARENTS - comment.] [Judge Robert Joffrey - praises McKerrow's performance in "Sleeping Beauty."] Winners said appearing in post-contest concerts.
REPORTER: Gordon Joseloff

Joseloff, Gordon;
Rather, Dan

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