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Albertville, France / Olympics #343209

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 08, 1992
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Albertville: Mark Phillips) Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, featured; scenes shown of Olympic torch, injured Canadian skier Eddie Potovinsky, Vice President Dan Quayle dining and posing with members of the United States Olympic team, and Jamaican bobsled team member dancing. [QUAYLE - talks about his car's brakes failure.] Mayor of Olympic village town reported accusing the United States delegation of allowing too many visitors.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Lucienne: Barry Petersen) Lifting of restrictions with regard to Olympic athletes receiving money from businesses, participation of professional athletes featured; January 30 scenes shown of ski jumper Kurt Stein riding in Oscar Mayer wiener car in Madison, WI. [WOMAN - comments.] [STEIN - talks about being sponsored.] [NHL/US team Moe MANTHA - talks about participating in the Olympics.] [US bobsled team Chris COLEMAN - comments on football player Herschel Walker's membership on the US bobsled team.] Scenes shown of United States and Soviet hockey teams, United States bobsled team, ads by Olympics' corporate sponsors. [President, Coca-Cola Donald KEOUGH - talks about corporate sponsorship.] Soviet team reported called the Unified team.

Petersen, Barry;
Phillips, Mark;
Schieffer, Bob

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