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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 29, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Cuban runner.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Montreal, Canada) Cuban student, Alberto Juantorena, 24, featured. He has won 400 and 800 meter championships. ABC film shows races. He's 1st man to win both races in 70 years and 1st Cuban to win any running event. [USA Fred NEWHOUSE - says Juantorena is powerful runner.] [JUANTORENA - dedicates running to Cuban revolution.] His hero is ex-baseball player named Fidel Castro.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Brinkley, David;
Schaap, Dick

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