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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Loyola Marymount basketball team reported voting to play in NCAA tournament and dedicate season to teammate Hank Gathers; details recalled from Gathers' sudden death earlier this week. Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) Allegations that Gathers' heart condition was so serious that he should not have been playing at all examined. [Sports information director Barry ZEPEL, athletic director Brian QUINN - defend school's actions regarding Gathers.] Gathers' condition discussed. [National Institutes of Health Dr. Barry MARON - says Gathers should not have been playing ball.] [On 28 February, GATHERS - says he feels fine.] [Reverend Dave HAGAN - comments on Gathers' death.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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