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Canada / '88 Olympics / Skating #319992

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 26, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Calgary, Canada: Jerry Bowen) East Germany's Katarina Witt and US' Debi Thomas reported competing for gold medal in '88 Olympics; scenes shown. ['76 gold medalist Dorothy HAMILL - says Thomas can win.] [THOMAS - comments on performing.] Thomas and Witt compared. [WITT - comments on future.] Witt's critics quoted. [Canadian coach Peter DUNFIELD - comments on indecency.] [Thomas' coach Alex McGOWAN - questions Witt with regard to costumes.] [WITT - (thru translator) comments on marriage proposals from strangers.] Witt's lifestyle discussed. [E. GERMANS - (thru translator) say are proud of Witt.] Thomas' education and future goals discussed. [THOMAS - says is ending Olympics.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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