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1984 Olympics / Los Angeles #499766

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 18, 1978
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(Studio) Los Angeles, California, Mayor Tom Bradley quoted with regard to city's financial responsibility for 1984 Olympics. Mayor's request of city council to cancel invitation to host Olympics noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Los Angeles, California) 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles recalled; film shown. Financial loss of city noted. Reluctance of city residents to accept financial responsibility of 1984 games cited. Private group, headed by John Argue, reported formed to underwrite the cost. International Olympic Committee's rejection of group's proposal reported by Mayor Bradley. [BRADLEY - recommends city council withdraw bid for 1984 games.] Group, composed of busmen., noted as trying to reach agreement with council President of city council quoted with regard to cncl.'s actions. Likelihood of 1984 Olympics being held elsewhere noted.
REPORTER: Don Harris

Brinkley, David;
Harris, Don

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