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Sports: Pro Football / Olympic Medal Winners #496909

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 05, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: John Hart

(Studio) NFL (National Football League) football games reported are: New England-Buffalo, Green Bay-Philadelphia, New Orleans-Pittsburgh and Minnesota-Detroit; film shown, courtesy NBC Sports and CBS Sports. Performances of several pro football players described; injuries to Minnesota Vikings qtrback. Fran Tarkenton and San Francisco's O.J. Simpson noted. Gathering of former US Olympians reported; film shown. Question asked group of gold medal winners concerns their feelings on hearing "Star Spangled Banner" when accepting medal; answering are 1976 swimmer John Naber, 1960 runner Wilma Rudolph, 1924 runner Alan Helffrich, 1928 diver Helen Meany Grevey, 1976 yachting winner Julian Roosevelt, 1956 skater Tenley Albright, 1964 swimmer Donna de Varona and 1928 runner George Baird. [Gold medal WINNERS - describe feelings on climbing victory stand and hearing national anthem.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Reporter(s):
Hart, John;
Schaap, Dick
Duration:
00:03:20

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