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Moscow Olympics #508777

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 12, 1980
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(Studio) International Olympic Committee reported rejecting United States request that Summer Olympics be moved from Moscow or cancel led due to USSR invasion of Afghanistan.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Lake Placid, New York) International Olympic Committee president Lord Killanin said personally drafting statement rejecting United States proposal; details given. Winter Olympics mentioned.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Studio) "Washington Post" article, quoting White House cnsl. Lloyd Cutler, examined; denial of item by State Department noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - reiterates United States policy towards Summer Olympics, USSR troops in Afghanistan.] Cutler's comments in Lake Placid yesterday said refuted by administration; details given.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Chancellor, John;
McCarthy, Lee;
Valeriani, Richard

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