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Track / Leningrad Meet #278214

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 11, 1981
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(Studio) United States boycott of last year's Olympics in protest over USSR invasion of Afghanistan recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Leningrad, USSR ) USSR reception for United States athletes at Leningrad track meet examined; films shown. [Joan HANSEN - praises her hosts.] Response of both United States and USSR athletes to inquiry about Olympic boycott outlined. [Willy BANKS - notes boycott's failure.] [Cnsl. to President Carter, Lloyd CUTLER - thinks United States presence in Leningrad will be exploited.] United States teams composition and performance discussed; films shown, courtesy ABC Sports.
REPORTER: Gordon Joseloff

Joseloff, Gordon;
Schieffer, Bob

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