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Pan American Games #317228

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 23, 1987
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(Studio: Charles Osgood) United States basketball team reported losing to Brazil in Pan American Games.

(Indianapolis, IN: Frank Currier) Politically-based rivalry between US and Cuba at Pan American Games here featured; details given, scenes shown. [FANS - acknowledge political bias.] Medal count so far listed on screen; violence linked to anti-Castro Cuban exiles at games reviewed. [Cnty. prosecutor F. Stephen GOLDSMITH - describes fracas.] Controversy over The Miami Sound Machine music group's performance at closing ceremonies noted. [Ceremony organization Larry CONRAD - acknowledges not anticipating Cuba's reaction to group.] Cuban exiles' demonstration at opening ceremonies shown. [Cuban American Fndn. spokesperson Ernesto De la FE - defs. encouraging Cuban athletes to defect.] Havana mentioned hosting next Pan American Games.

Currier, Frank;
Osgood, Charles

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