CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 13, 1982
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(Studio) International Olympic Committee reported restoring amateur status of Jim Thorpe and returning his Olympic medals to his family.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Thorpe's life and career recalled; films, photos shown. [Former Olympian Abel KIVIAT - praises Thorpe's abilities.] Sweden's King Gustav's praise of Thorpe recalled. [Son Carl THORPE - comments on efforts to have father's name cleared.] [Daughter Charlotte THORPE - is elated at committee 's decision.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg
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