CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Orlando, Florida: Bob Faw) Comeback of boxing great George Foreman featured; details given of Foreman's fights with unknown boxers, scenes shown. [FOREMAN - says he wants to fight Mike Tyson.] Foreman's manager quoted. [Sparring partners Brent "Bruiser" POWERS, Roscoe "The Thrill" HILL - comment on Foreman.] [Howard COSELL - says Foreman's antics emphasize need for boxing to be abolished.] [FOREMAN - comments on himself.] Foreman recalled defeated by Muhammad Ali; details given of his career as an evangelist. [Top Rank, Incorporated spokesperson Irving RUDD -says Foreman wants to make money.] [FOREMAN - comments on his age.] [COSELL - says boxing is a joke.]
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