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Olympics / Colorado #41732

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 13, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Colorado, which turned down chance for winter olympics.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Steamboat Springs, Colorado) Area called Medicine Springs by Indians. 3 years ago, Colorado residents voted against games due to incrd. taxation and environmental disruption. [MAN - doesn't need Olympics. More fun to watch it on TV.] Nordic events would have been held here. [Mayor Don BARRETT - expects good ski season this year Econ. impact on area due to loss of Olympics is negligible 50 Olympians live here, incling. Billy Kidd. [KIDD - thought Olympics would have been nice in US; for United States to celebrate 200th birthday and Colorado and Steamboat to celebrate 100th birthdate.]
REPORTER: Dan Lovett.]

Lovett.], Dan;
Reasoner, Harry

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