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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 12, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The expected retirement announcement from pro basketball player Michael Jordan reported; details given of his career achievements. [In Chicago, four FANS - express their views on Jordan.] ["New York Times" Mike WISE - says this season will be hard for older players.] Jordan's worldwide popularity noted. [In London, two Jordan FANS - comment.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Miami: Mark Potter) The view of Jordan as a role model examined; scenes shown from a Miami high school. [Assistant coach Samuel BAUMGARTEN, student LaToya JACKSON, Miami Heat player Tim HARDAWAY; outside Madison Square Garden, two FANS; in Los Angeles, sports bar owner Tommy PALERMO; player Shaquille O'NEAL - praise Mike.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) CNN coverage of Jordan's press conference noted.

Potter, Mark;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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