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Summer Olympics #297786

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 27, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Olympic torchbearer, 69 year old Lenore Woodward, as representative older amateurs involved in Olympics, featured; films shown. [WOODWARD - anticipates crowd's reaction.] Oakland's Dirty Dozen, weekend athletes Olympic competitors, examined. [Rowing coach Allen ROSENBERG - notes physical condition of Dirty Dozen.] Av. age of group mentioned. Track and field competitor Ed Burke's age noted. [BURKE - expects to live to 100; describes pain of training.] Burke recalled accidently injuring wife during his college career; details given. [Shirley BURKE - feared husband wouldn't ever compete again after the accident.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Reporter(s):
Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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