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Olympics Dispute / United States Position #44373

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1976
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(Studio) Taiwan tells International Olympic Committee they won't compromise to compete in Olympic Games. US threatens to walk out of games. Press Secretary Ron Nessen says Ford may ask American committee to withdraw United States team.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) There is genuine concern that international pols. be kept out of Olympic Games. Next Olympics to be held in Moscow. Precedent set in Canada could pave way for other cntrys. to be excluded in 1980. Admin. is still slowly normalizing relations, with China (PR) though it supports Taiwan's right to participate.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry

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