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1984 Olympics / Los Angeles Controversy #498881

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 19, 1978
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(Studio) International Olympic Committee's provisional awarding of 1984 summer Olympics to Los Angeles and potential money troubles involved in situation reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Financial issue involved in Los Angeles hosting 1984 games detailed; Mayor Tom Bradley's impending return from Athens, Greece, in hopes that compromise with city council can be worked out stated. International Olympic Committee insistence that Los Angeles assume full financial responsibility noted. [Cnclman. John GIBSON - thinks controversy over matter is just pols. and that Olympics would be great thing for city.] [Cnclman. Marvin BRAUDE - thinks 8 cnclmen. will vote against open-ended Olympic agreement, meaning no games here if International Olympic Committee remains adamant.]

Chancellor, John;
Neal, Roy

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