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Olympics Controversy / Taiwan #489049

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 1976
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(Studio) Canada says Taiwan athletes may participate in Olympic games only as Taiwan representatives, not representatives of Republican of China. International Olympic Committee executive committee agreed. President Ford calls decision "bad." Final-decision still to be made.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Boston, Massachusetts) Taiwan athletes work out in Boston schoolyd. despite decision.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(Concord, New Hampshire) Team visits Concord. [New Hampshire Governor Meldrim THOMSON - criticizes Canada's actions with regard to Taiwan athletes.] Taiwan flag flown at New Hampshire capitol. Athletes don't plan to compete.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

Brinkley, David;
Jackson, Mike

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