CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) USSR athletes reported winning medals in Calgary, Canada, '88 Olympics. Report introduced.
(Calgary, Canada: Mark Phillips) Olympic athletes reported being in positions to make fortunes. [ATHLETES - comment on how much can be made.] Swiss skier Pirmin Zurbriggen featured; scenes shown. [Talent scout Dan. MORNAY - comments on skiers making money.] Mfrs. noted wanting skiers to take off skis and show brand name. International Olympic Committee members quoted regarding amateur profits. Committee reported sanctioning National Sports Federation's role in transferring money from mfrs. to athletes. [Swiss ski team member Dan. MAHRER - explains how receives money.] United States figure skater Debi Thomas' Campbell's Soup advertisement shown and discussed. [Thomas' agent Barry FRANK - comments on money medals bring.] [MORNAY - comments on losing.] Ups and downs on ski slope compared to fluctuating profit margins.
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