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Football Coach #312862

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Bruce Hall) Implications of University of Alabama's selection of Bill Curry as its new football coach in light of increase cases of corruption in college football examined; scenes shown. [Alabama president Joab THOMAS - intros. Curry, praises his integrity.] Curry's coaching career said emphasizing academic success and honesty more than victory on field. [CURRY - explains his coaching philosophy.] Controversy over Alabama's selection of Curry due to its history, include coach Paul (Bear) Bryant, discussed. [Father Theodore HESBURGH - praises Alabama's action.] Penn State's new demand of academic excellence from its players such as Joe Paterno described. [MAN - praises Thomas.]

Reporter(s):
Hall, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:00

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