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Summer Olympics #299088

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 05, 1984
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(Studio) Joan Benoit reported winning women's marathon at Olympics today. [BENOIT - feels her victory is honor for women.]
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(Los Angeles, California) Olympic synchronized swimming examined; Esther Williams' role in developing sport recalled. Scenes from "Pagan Love Song" and "Neptune's Daughter" shown. [WILLIAMS - recalls water ballet's origins; praises current synchronized swimmers.] [Egyptian coach Iman ARRAM - describes popularity of Williams' movies in Egypt.] United States swimmers Tracie Ruiz and Candy Costie featured. [RUIZ and COSTIE - describe their rel.] [WILLIAMS - feels her old movies have been vindicated.]

(Studio) Swedish wrestler Thomas Johansson reported acknowledging taking banned drugs, disqualifying himself from Olympics.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

Dow, David;
Kurtis, Bill

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