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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 27, 1972
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(Studio) Sweden wins 1st gold medal in summer Olympics, in pistol shooting. US basketball team wins 56th straight game since 1932, beating Czechoslovakia.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

(Munich, West Germany) Micki King, USA, leads in spring board diving. US divers Cynthia Potter and Janet Ely dive with injuries. [POTTER - says injured foot is very painful, but she will continue in competition.] American men gymnasts don't do well. American woman gymnast Kathy Rigby does very well. American Makoto Sakamoto shown on parallel bars. American Wayne Wells wins wrestling match against Ali Demirtas of Turkey. American Chris Taylor loses match to Russian Alexander Medved.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

Newman, Edwin

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